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  • Financial Sanctions Evasion with Crypto2

    Financial Sanctions Evasion with Crypto – Here’s How to Stop it

    What can law enforcement and government agencies do to reveal individuals circumventing sanctions with crypto? New sanctions against Russia have prompted individuals and companies to illegally use cryptocurrencies to bypass regulations. This primer describes how crypto can be used to evade sanctions – and what you can do to stop it.   The sanctions on…

    By Tom Sadon, Director of Product Marketing
    Mar 29 2022 · 3 Min Read
  • 5 Kinds of Cryptocurrency Crime

    Technology has made almost every aspect of our lives – and the lives of criminals – easier. The blockchain has fostered an ecosystem in which illicit actors can easily operate anonymously and internationally, stalling financial investigations and setting the stage for increased crypto crime. In our previous blog we outlined how criminal actors exploit the…

    By Tom Sadon, Director of Product Marketing
    Nov 09 2021 · 6 Min Read
  • Cryptocurrency money laundering

    Money Laundering: The Key to Cryptocurrency Crime

    Money laundering is a common theme among many crypto crimes. Criminal actors exploit the anonymity of the blockchain to launder gains from both off-chain and on-chain crimes to obfuscate the sources of illicit funds and convert them into cash for bank deposits. Cryptocurrency is used by criminals to launder funds from diverse types of crimes,…

    By Tom Sadon, Director of Product Marketing
    Nov 07 2021 · 6 Min Read
  • Keeping up With Financial Investigations in the Crypto Age

    The strategies of criminals and terrorists are constantly evolving, employing new techniques and technologies to commit crimes and stay one step ahead of law enforcement and security organizations. The blockchain has presented a valuable opportunity for dark actors to make countless types of anonymous cryptocurrency transactions, ranging from drug trafficking to money laundering to terror…

    By Tom Sadon, Director of Product Marketing
    Nov 03 2021 · 4 Min Read
  • 5 Reasons Why Criminals & Terrorists Turn to Cryptocurrencies

    In this blog, Cognyte presents the appeal of cryptocurrency to criminals and terrorists, outlines the challenges facing security and law enforcement, and explains how Cognyte’s solution can help overcome these challenges and track down those behind illicit crypto transactions.

    By Tom Sadon, Director of Product Marketing
    Nov 02 2021 · 7 Min Read
  • 2021 Milipol Innovation Awards2

    Cognyte’s Blockchain Analytics Solution Wins the 2021 Milipol Innovation Awards

    Cognyte is honored and humbled to announce that its revolutionary blockchain analytics solution has been selected as a winner of the 2021 Milipol Innovation Awards. The contest took place as part of the Milipol Paris event, a leading event for security that hosts a global audience of tens of thousands of members of the security…

    By Tom Sadon, Director of Product Marketing
    Oct 26 2021 · 4 Min Read
  • The dark side of cryptocurrencies and what can be done about it

    In early February 2021, many of us took note when Tesla bought $1.5 billion in Bitcoin and announced that going forward it would accept cryptocurrency as payment. Cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Monero, and others, are no passing phase, empty buzzword, or the esoteric interest of tech savvy enthusiasts. To the contrary,…

    By Tom Sadon, Director of Product Marketing
    Mar 14 2021 · 5 Min Read
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