blockchain analytics

Daniel Loeb, Third Point
Daniel Loeb's Third Point Leads $27M Investment in Crypto Compliance Startup CipherTrace
The hedge funder’s latest crypto bet adds fuel to CipherTrace’s growing crypto compliance and investigations business.
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Upstart Crypto Tracer Brings ‘Middleware’ to Busy Blockchain Analysis Industry
Blocktrace’s new product pools multiple data intelligence streams to help investigators demystify high-profile crypto crimes.
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Elliptic Is Mapping Bitcoin Stolen From 2016 Bitfinex Hack
New research from blockchain analytics firm Elliptic asks whether zkSNACKs, the firm behind bitcoin privacy wallet Wasabi, is turning a blind eye to stolen coins.
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CipherTrace Wants to Introduce DEXs to Sanctions Compliance
The new tool uses an oracle on Chainlink to spot crypto wallet addresses on government watchlists.
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Russia's Darknet Criminals Have Novel Crypto Cash-Out System: 'Buried Treasure'
A darknet ad flagged by the crypto sleuths at Elliptic says vendors will bury vacuum-packed physical cash “5-20 cm under the ground.”
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Miner Selling Pressure Declines, Could Fuel Bitcoin Rally, Blockchain Analysis Shows
Miner outflows have slowed since January. The last time this happened, bitcoin went parabolic.
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Investigation
Crypto Recovery Lawyer David Silver Joins Coinfirm's US Board
The noted attorney will help defrauded investors recover their wrongfully taken cryptocurrencies as a member of Coinfirm's board in the U.S.
Investigation

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Hackers, Scammers Have Stolen $7.6B in Crypto Since 2011
Billions of dollars have been stolen through exchange hacks and scams, according to a new report from blockchain analytics firm Crystal Blockchain.
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‘Digital Mercenaries’: Why Blockchain Analytics Firms Have Privacy Advocates Worried
Blockchain surveillance highlights the tension between further crypto transparency that encourages wider adoption and its cypherpunk roots.
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PayPal-Backed Blockchain Analytics Firm Hires Former US Treasury Adviser
TRM Labs, a blockchain analytics firm with backing from PayPal, is adding Ari Redbord as its head of legal and government affairs.
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