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Terrorism Financing in Early Stages with Cryptocurrency But Advancing Quickly

This blog is an excerpt from the Chainalysis 2020 Crypto Crime Report. Click here to download the full document! Cryptocurrency…

Crypto Money Laundering: How Criminals Cash Out Billions in Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies

Since 2016, criminals have laundered $33 billion worth of ill-gotten cryptocurrency. The network of exchanges that facilitate this laundering—whether intentionally…

Crypto Money Laundering: How Criminals Cash Out Billions in Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies

Since 2016, criminals have laundered $33 billion worth of illicitly-acquired cryptocurrency. The network of over-the-counter, peer-to-peer, and high-risk exchanges that…

PlusToken Scammers Didn’t Just Steal $2+ Billion Worth of Cryptocurrency. They May Also Be Driving Down the Price of Bitcoin. [UPDATED 3/12/2020]

This blog is an excerpt from the Chainalysis 2020 Crypto Crime Report. Click here to download the full document! Scams…

Chainalysis Links Recap: How Can the Cryptocurrency Industry Work with Traditional Finance and Government?

How can cryptocurrency businesses work with stakeholders in government and traditional finance to make the industry safer and ensure continued…

Can On-chain Data Help Us Spot Fake Exchange Trading Volumes?

In many ways, exchanges are the face of the cryptocurrency industry. The vast majority of all blockchain transactions entail cryptocurrency…

Banks can now navigate cryptocurrency industry opportunities and risks with Chainalysis Kryptos

The cryptocurrency industry is a complicated landscape that’s full of potential Mixers, hosted wallets, p2p exchanges—the cryptocurrency ecosystem can be…

Survey: Financial Institutions See Cryptocurrency’s Growth Potential But Worry About Compliance

Is cryptocurrency set to go mainstream? Adoption rises every year and exchanges are offering more investment products than ever before.…

How Cryptocurrency Businesses Can Start Complying with  FATF Recommendations and the Travel Rule Today

Since the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) announced regulatory guidance in June 2019, the cryptocurrency industry has been eager to…

The 5 Key Types of Cryptocurrency Exchanges

This blog is a preview of our recent webinar on economic flows between cryptocurrency exchanges. You can watch the whole…

Chainalysis in Action: DOJ Announces Shutdown of Largest Child Pornography Website

Today, the Department of Justice announced the shutdown of the largest ever child pornography site by amount of material stored,…

APAC Report Preview: Why Tether Dominates in China

As covered in Bloomberg. It’s no secret that cryptocurrency is popular in China. The country has consistently led the way…

Why you should be watching ERC-20 Tokens

Read the press release about the launch of our on-demand compliance support for ERC-20 tokens. While they may sound more…

Chainalysis in Action: Analyzing a Fentanyl Dealer’s Cryptocurrency Transactions

The United States is in the throes of a serious opioid epidemic, with overdose deaths rising nearly every year since…

Bittrex Leverages Chainalysis Across Multiple Cryptocurrencies to Become Gold Standard for Compliance

Chainalysis, the blockchain analysis company, announced the successful deployment of its compliance solution to Bittrex, the premier U.S.-based blockchain trading…

Chainalysis Launches First Actionable Real-Time Alerts for Suspicious Transactions Across 15 Cryptocurrencies

Chainalysis today announced the launch of suspicious cryptocurrency transaction alerts in Chainalysis Know Your Transaction (KYT), the real-time anti-money laundering…

Chainalysis KYT Alerts: Detect and Prevent Crypto Crime in Real Time with Fewer False Positives

Although most economic activity involving Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is legal, bad actors use Bitcoin for illicit purposes. In most…

Seeking a Bank Account? What the Due Diligence Process Entails for Virtual Currency Businesses

Since the late 1990s, financial institutions have been terminating client relationships and banning entire industry groups from banking services. Regulatory…