About Our Cryptocurrency Practice

Our cryptocurrency practice specializes in data science methodology applications, forensic investigations, and data flow monitoring related to financial transactions. Our practice works with companies, law enforcement, regulators, financial institutions, law firms, and companies dealing with high-stakes matters requiring advanced blockchain expertise. Our experts work with and support clients investigating cybersecurity breaches, stolen funds, or other complex blockchain-driven issues. 

Our team has a proven track record of assisting organizations, government agencies, cybersecurity companies, and insurance companies in dealing with complex ransomware issues, including those concerning payment. The practice leverages its unparalleled experience, expertise, and access to proprietary data critical for supporting various investigation scenarios, including exchange hacks, ransomware attacks, complex money laundering techniques, and more.  

The cryptocurrency practice teams are comprised of lawyers, investigators, and cybersecurity experts, and leverage an extensive law enforcement network. The practice leaders have advised and testified in high-stakes cases worldwide and before regulators in the United States and Europe.  

Our Services

Decades of collective experience doing cybersecurity. And of course working out of the box and solving problems…

Cryptocurrency Training

  • Work with companies and individuals to learn the basics of cryptocurrency and provide hands-on training to teach students how to monitor investments and buy, sell, or trade cryptocurrency. 
  • Train individuals and companies using world-class experts on crypto exchanges, online wallets, hard wallets, and cold storage, and provide insights regarding different coins, blockchains, tokens/ICOs, and other real-life applications. 
  • Create and deliver training to compliance, risk, and legal departments on various issues, including the following: the basics of cryptocurrency, the current state of cryptocurrency under the law, and the dangers of offering cryptocurrency services.  
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Cryptocurrency Investigations

  • Assist companies, law enforcement, and individuals in conducting complex blockchain and cryptocurrency forensic investigations using various industry platforms.  
  • Work with financial institutions and law firms to support investigations by leveraging our proprietary platform that allows our investigators to quickly and efficiently trace cryptocurrency activities. 
  • Author detailed expert reports for lawyers and law enforcement our clients frequently use to recover funds, prosecute criminals, and demonstrate that a ransomware payment did not violate any state, federal, or international laws. 

Cryptocurrency Asset Discovery and Recovery

  • Work with individuals and companies looking to discover hidden Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, Ripple, or one of over 3,000 other cryptocurrencies (altcoins).  
  • Assist individuals and companies with recovering wallets, Wallet IDs, and other credentials by using our expertise and leveraging our proprietary systems to guess and “brute force” the user’s password. 
  • Help companies and individuals recover cryptocurrency stored on mobile phones, computers, USB drives, or hard discs that they can no longer access because of a defect in hardware or software. 

Cryptocurrency Forensics

  • Analyze and document complex cryptocurrency transactions to provide clients with an understanding of the relationships between the trading parties. Generate and offer real-time risk predictions for various cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin.  
  • Track and monitor specific cryptocurrency addresses and compile comprehensive reports identifying suspicious or unusual transactions, profiles, and transfer histories on the blockchain.
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Ransomware Payment and OFAC Guidance

  • Provide cyber extortion negotiation services and cryptocurrency payment consulting services. 
  • Assist clients in reporting ransomware attacks to regulators and liaise with law enforcement, often working with legal counsel. 
  • Work with clients facing ransomware situations to ascertain payment sources and validate that the payment is not being made to Specially Designed Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDNs) or violating the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) advisory guidance/lists.  

Case Studies by Industry

Type of Engagement: Recovery of Cryptocurrency. 

Description: A client accidentally transferred hundreds of bitcoins to the wrong wallet and needed to identify the owner and recover the funds. Our team successfully identified the wallet owner and worked with law enforcement and lawyers to arrange for the successful return of the funds.

63 Companies

Assisted with Ransomware Engagements

Dozens

of Cryptocurrency Investigations

Millions

of Dollars Recovered

1000s

of Bitcoins Recovered and Many Satisfied Customers