• CPE: 1.5

    Level: Intermediate

    Recommended Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of fraud and money laundering schemes

    Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

    This session will provide an introduction to cryptocurrency and a definition of cryptocurrency as a subset of virtual currencies. It will also cover how and why the criminal element is attracted to using cryptocurrency, case studies and investigation techniques particular to cryptocurrency.

    You Will Learn How To:

    • Recognize different cryptocurrency wallets; paper, hardware and software wallets
    • Identify a bitcoin address
    • Discern how to handle cryptocurrency evidence
    • Compare tips on tracking, tracing and monitoring cryptocurrency

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    Teresa Anaya, CFE

    Director, Blockchain Intelligence Group

    With 25 years of experience, Teresa Anaya’s career has focused on accounting, information technology with the last 10 years in fraud, money laundering and terrorist financing investigations. Anaya draws her knowledge and experience from her work performing investigations for global financial institutions as well as investigations to determine reasons for bank failure for the FDIC in the aftermath of the financial crisis of 2008. Her area of expertise is in the financial institution vertical, specific to global Know Your Customer standards, transaction monitoring and suspicious activity reporting. Anaya is a Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, ITIL 3 Certified and a Certified Bitcoin Professional.

  • tanaya headshot
    Teresa Anaya, CFE

    Director, Blockchain Intelligence Group

    With 25 years of experience, Teresa Anaya’s career has focused on accounting, information technology with the last 10 years in fraud, money laundering and terrorist financing investigations. Anaya draws her knowledge and experience from her work performing investigations for global financial institutions as well as investigations to determine reasons for bank failure for the FDIC in the aftermath of the financial crisis of 2008. Her area of expertise is in the financial institution vertical, specific to global Know Your Customer standards, transaction monitoring and suspicious activity reporting. Anaya is a Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, ITIL 3 Certified and a Certified Bitcoin Professional.

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