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Cybercrime at the center of IRS investigations in 2019 (fcw.com) 12/06/2019 - 5:33pm
The dark web site charged users fees in Bitcoin, so investigators sent funds to Welcome to Video and used services by contractor Chainalysis to track those payments to Son as well as users. Looking ...
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Brazil IRS Creates Penalty Code For Dishonest Crypto Taxpayers (bitcoinist.com) 12/06/2019 - 11:28am
The IRS in Brazil has turned the spotlight on crypto deals and transfers, creating a special penalty code to fine for misreporting. Brazil Requires Monthly Filings for Crypto Activity Failing to file a monthly report of crypto asset movements triggers “Revenue code 5720 – Default for Default / Incorrect / Delay in Reporting on Transactions...
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Senior Financial Regulators: Warn of Crypto Stablecoin Threat to Economy (blockonomi.com) 12/06/2019 - 8:39am
Over the past three to four years, stablecoins , crypto assets tied to a stable asset (usually the U.S. dollar), have made a strong entree into the blockchain scene. Since their introduction, this subset of crypto assets has exploded, seeing mass adoption across blockchains and by firms across the ecosystem. In fact, the aggregate value of all...
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A blockchain company that works with banks like Barclays to fight financial crimes just raised $30 million (pulse.ng) 12/06/2019 - 5:48am
Chainalysis, which offers software that tracks cryptocurrency transactions, said on Tuesday it had raised $30 million in its Series B round led by prominent VC firm Accel. The New York-based upstart ...
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Squarelink Rolls Out Non-Custodial Private Key Recovery for New Wave of DApps (tmcnet.com) 12/02/2019 - 1:12am
Secured digital wallets and private keys have become paramount for the maturation of the cryptocurrency landscape. According to a 2017 Chainalysis study, the digital forensics firm estimates that ...
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Blockchain Forensics Firm Chainalysis Lays of 20% of Workforce - Crowdfund Insider (crowdfundinsider.com) 12/01/2019 - 7:18pm
Blockchain Forensics Firm Chainalysis Lays of 20% of Workforce Crowdfund Insider
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Blockchain Forensics Firm Chainalysis Lays of 20% of Workforce (crowdfundinsider.com) 12/01/2019 - 10:18am
Chainalysis, one of the more established “blockchain forensics” firms, has laid off 39 workers, or about 20% of its workforce. Chainalysis’ director of communications, Maddy Kennedy, told Coindesk ...
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Chainalysis CEO Gronager Discusses the Company’s Operations and Future Plans (cryptonewsz.com) 12/01/2019 - 5:00am
The spearhead of the leading computer software providing firm Chainalysis, Michael Gronager recently appeared for a podcast session on the popular show, Change Wave by Treehouse. The co-founder and CEO of Chainalysis gave an insight about his firm, its operations, and a lot more during his intriguing interaction with the host of the show, Tim …...
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WATCH: Chainalysis Chief Economist Wants Crypto to Move Past ‘Buying Drugs on the Silk Road’ (coindesk.com) 11/28/2019 - 10:00am
Chainalysis’ chief economist sits down with Daniel Kuhn to talk about how to bring crypto out of the cybercrime ghetto.
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WATCH: Chainalysis Chief Economist Wants Crypto to Move Past ‘Buying Drugs on the Silk Road’ (e-cryptonews.com) 11/28/2019 - 10:00am
“We were able to help the [IRS and Homeland Security] understand were the bitcoin came from or where it got cashed out to,” Gladwell said. “You shouldn’t underestimate the amount of non-blockchain investigations,” that contributed to the effort, he added.
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WATCH: Chainalysis Chief Economist Wants Crypto to Move Past ‘Buying Drugs on the Silk Road’ (bitcoin.worldnewsoffice.com) 11/28/2019 - 9:37am
Chainalysis’ chief economist sits down with Daniel Kuhn to talk about how to bring crypto out of the cybercrime ghetto.
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U.S. to strictly enforce anti-money laundering rules in cryptocurrencies: FinCEN chief (ca.finance.yahoo.com) 11/23/2019 - 3:29am
"It (travel rule) applies to CVCs (convertible virtual currencies) and we expect that you will comply period," Blanco said at a conference hosted by Chainalysis, a New York-based blockchain analysis ...
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Chainalysis sheds workforce to improve profit margins (bitcoinwarrior.net) 11/22/2019 - 10:36pm
It seems that one of the big names in cryptocurrency security Chainalysis is desperately looking for ways to improve profit margins as the firm has reduced about twenty percent (20%) of its workforce ...
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Blockchain Sleuthing Firm Chainalysis Slashes 20% of Workforce (bitcoin.worldnewsoffice.com) 11/22/2019 - 9:25pm
Chainalysis laid off 39 employees Thursday citing the need for a "path to profitability."
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Chainalysis lays off 20% of workforce to focus on profitability (coingeek.com) 11/22/2019 - 9:30am
Chainalysis lays off 20% of workforce to focus on profitability The post Chainalysis lays off 20% of workforce to focus on profitability appeared first on CoinGeek .
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Blockchain Analysis Firm Chainalysis Lays off 20% of Its Workforce to Focus on Profitability (cryptoglobe.com) 11/22/2019 - 6:57am
Chainalysis, a blockchain analysis firm that reportedly works with 140 companies and 20 governments on identifying blockchain data, has cut off 20% of its workforce.
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Bitcoin review: Chainalysis cuts workforce, cryptocurrency prices slip (biz) 11/22/2019 - 2:16am
As Bitcoin was trading at $6,977 Friday morning — the first time it has traded below $7,000 since May — a local startup that inspects public cryptocurrency data for clues of illicit activity was ...
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Human Rights Foundation: Stablecoin Privacy Is ‘Extremely Lackluster’ (cointelegraph.com) 11/21/2019 - 11:35pm
As regards privacy, HRF notes that blockchain analysis firms such as Chainalysis — which licenses its tools to various governments’ law enforcement units — can today surveil 90% of all cryptocurrency ...
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Chainalysis Reportedly Cuts 39 Jobs Aiming to Boost Profit Margins (cointelegraph.com) 11/21/2019 - 7:59pm
Blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis sacks 39 of its employees with an eye to profit margins
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Chainalysis lays off 20% of its employees to focus on ‘path to profitability’ (theblockcrypto.com) 11/21/2019 - 5:28pm
Blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis cut its workforce by 20% Thursday, laying off 39 employees, per a CoinDesk report . The layoffs affect positions across the company, with the research and development teams bearing the brunt, according to the firm's director of communications Maddie Kennedy. Chainalysis now has a total of 155 employees left...
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Few Big Exchanges Continue to Report Fake Volumes in 2019: Chainalysis (cointelegraph.com) 11/21/2019 - 4:25pm
Large crypto exchanges have clamped down on reporting of fake trading volumes in 2019, while few are still likely misreporting, Chainalysis says
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Blockchain Sleuthing Firm Chainalysis Slashes 20% of Workforce - Coindesk (coindesk.com) 11/21/2019 - 4:01pm
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Blockchain Sleuthing Firm Chainalysis Slashes 20% of Workforce (coindesk.com) 11/21/2019 - 4:00pm
Chainalysis laid off 39 employees Thursday citing the need for a "path to profitability."
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Chainalysis report shows fake trading volumes continue to plague crypto (bravenewcoin.com) 11/21/2019 - 12:05pm
In early 2019, Bitwise published research suggesting 95% of crypto asset trading volume was fake. Almost a year later, a new study by Chainalysis shows that the issue of fake volume persists.
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Elliptic’s New Monitoring Tool Links $400m XRP Transactions to Fraudulent Activities (coinfo) 11/20/2019 - 1:47pm
Elliptic, a blockchain analytics and risk management startup, stated that at least $400 million worth of Ripple’s XRP coin had been used in conducting illicit activities. According to a press release today, the cryptocurrency forensic firm noted that a good number of these illicit activities are linked to Ponzi schemes and other-related scams,...
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FinCEN Says Stablecoin Companies Must Observe Regulations (cryptobriefing.com) 11/20/2019 - 12:53pm
The Financial Crimes and Enforcement Network has revealed its stance on stablecoins. Kenneth A. Blanco, director of the U.S. government body, has declared that stablecoins are a form of money transmission and must be regulated as such. FinCEN’s stance is based on how stablecoins are used rather than their technical underpinnings. “It is not what...
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FinCEN Director: Stablecoin Projects Are Money Transmitters in U.S (blockonomi.com) 11/20/2019 - 8:50am
In the U.S., the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) clamps down against financial crimes by requiring money services businesses (MSBs) — generally any enterprise dealing with the transmission of money — register as such and then record and report certain transactions. Now, the head of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), the crime fighting arm...
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YСombinator’s Crypto Compliance Startup Raises $4.2M from Investors Including Paypal Ventures (coinspeaker.com) 11/20/2019 - 3:21am
Coinspeaker YСombinator’s Crypto Compliance Startup Raises $4.2M from Investors Including Paypal Ventures A San Francisco -based startup TRM Labs, which emerged from YCombinator and looks at blockchain analysis as a tool for the ensuring of compliance, has received $4.2 Million in funding from various investors that included PayPal Ventures . The...
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Blockchain analytics firm Elliptic finds over $400M worth of XRP tied to illegal activities (theblockcrypto.com) 11/20/2019 - 1:03am
There are over $400 million worth of illicit activities conducted via XRP, and a large portion of these activities are scams and Ponzi schemes, Elliptic, a blockchain analytics startup, found in its research. The UK-based startup announced on Wednesday that it can now track the transactions of XRP, marking the 12th digital assets the firm supports...
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Chainalysis introduces ‘Kryptos’ software tool for entity risk compliance (leaprate.com) 11/19/2019 - 9:47pm
Chainalysis currently touts itself as providing “the world’s most comprehensive cryptocurrency investigation and transaction monitoring solutions”. It works directly with banking institutions and law ...
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FinCEN Chief Cracks Whip Hard on World of Cryptocurrencies (beincrypto.com) 11/17/2019 - 4:40pm
The US government is coming to grips with a firm but fair approach to cryptocurrency regulations. This was once again reiterated by Kenneth Blanco, director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), saying cryptocurrency companies would be held by anti-money laundering law ( AML ) and be forced to share information about their clients...
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Cryptocurrencies and criminality: Myth or reality? (jordantimes.com) 11/16/2019 - 9:10am
1 per cent of transactions illegal A Chainalysis report published in January said that in 2018, 1 per cent of Bitcoin transactions — the most widely used cryptocurrency — involved illegal activities.
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Daily Trending News and Market Sentiment: WEX FSB Links, FinCEN on Crypto AML (bitcoinnews.com) 11/16/2019 - 7:47am
Bitcoin price has had a tumble today, breaking key support levels and recording a daily low of USD 8,359, keeping that level for more than 12 hours before finally recovering in early morning hours of Saturday in Central Europe to USD 8,522 ( CoinDesk ). There seems to be little to explain this behavior for Bitcoin price, but there have been anyway...
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Chainalysis Says BitForex Trading Volumes Could Be Fake (bitcoin.worldnewsoffice.com) 11/15/2019 - 3:06pm
The BitForex exchange could be faking its bitcoin trading volume, according to a report by Philip Gradwell, chief economist at Chainalysis.
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Chainalysis Says BitForex Trading Volumes Could Be Fake (coindesk.com) 11/15/2019 - 1:20pm
The BitForex exchange could be faking its bitcoin trading volume, according to a report by Philip Gradwell, chief economist at Chainalysis.
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