The Crypto-Anarchist’s Cookbook: The Block’s analysis of a confidential Elliptic AML report

Quick Take

  • According to a report drafted by blockchain intelligence firm Elliptic, hackers and other cybercriminals rely heavily on cryptocurrency laundering at every stage of their operations, targeting both unlicensed and licensed exchanges

  • The Block has identified three major laundering trends threatening the crypto ecosystem

Timothy Lloyd is a contributing writer for The Block. His work has also been featured in Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence, the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, InSight Crime and the Wall Street Journal. He is based out of Austin, and he once played the Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA to a draw in Chess. A confidential […]

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