Following the Money Even When Its Cryptocurrency, With Gurvais Grigg

Following the Money Even When Its Cryptocurrency, with Gurvais Grigg

In this episode, Kieran Beer talks with Gurvais Grigg, Chainalysis’ Global Public Sector chief technology officer, about tracking cryptocurrency used in fraud, ransomware and other crimes. Whether exchange-traded digital currencies or so-called privacy coins, companies like Chainalysis, in tandem with law enforcement, are increasingly identifying cybercriminals and seizing their illicit funds, says Grigg, who served more than 23 years with the FBI as an assistant director and head of the crime lab prior to joining the blockchain forensics company earlier this year.

“You see patterns and similarities. You may even see previously identified actors re-emerge,” says Grigg of the fingerprints that cybercriminals leave.

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