Blockchain and Cryptocurrency – Its Future in China

More than 90 different cryptocurrency exchanges and about 85 ICOs have closed in China in the past 12 months. Where is China headed? The answers to that question are best answered in the light of the Chinese government’s 2-pronged efforts: first, to protect the integrity of the yuan while devaluing against the USD and, secondly, […]

Interview With Blockchain Intelligence Group’s CEO Lance Morginn on The Power of Real-Time Risk Mitigation In Crypto

Tom: Welcome Lance Morginn , the CEO and Co-Founder of Blockchain Intelligence Group (BIG). Lance tell us about yourself, and how you got involved in Crypto. Lance: I began my technology career in 1994, studying multimedia at the Vancouver Film School. I launched my first company called Webworks Multimedia, just 30 days after graduating in December […]

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong: 1 Billion People Will Be in Crypto Ecosystem in 5 Years

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong predicts the number of  people in the cryptocurrency ecosystem to grow from the current 40 million to 1 billion in the next five years, TechCrunch reported September 7. In an interview with TechCrunch, Armstrong projected that the crypto ecosystem and the total number of digital currencies will grow substantially, attributing the growth to […]

CLS Teams with IBM in Blockchain Ecosystem

Foreign exchange settlement institution CLS Group is collaborating with IBM to enable banks, buy- and sell-side firms, fintechs and software vendors to deploy, share and consume services using distributed ledger technology (DLT). The hosted platform, LedgerConnect, will allow access to services in areas such as, but not limited to, know-your-customer (KYC) and sanctions screening, collateral management, derivatives […]

Here Are the Sam Spades of the Cryptocurrency Age

Robert Whitaker is not your father’s gumshoe. The former special agent for U.S. Homeland Security spends his days tracking down lost and stolen cryptocurrencies for frantic exchanges, financial companies and individuals. As the director of forensics and investigations for Vancouver-based Blockchain Intelligence Group, Whitaker and his team of six cryptocurrency investigators combine traditional detective work, […]

Blockchain Intelligence Group Bringing Security and Accountability to Cryptocurrency Space

The cryptocurrency space is one that remains elusive to investors, particularly as the industry has yet to see established and effective regulatory systems that keep the crypto market safe and secure. According to a recent article published on Coingeek, the solution lies in companies like BIG Blockchain Intelligence Group (CSE:BIGG, OTC:BBKCF, WKN:A2JSKG), which is currently developing a suite of tools […]

Blockchain Intelligence Group: If people want crypto growth, work with investigators

The end is nigh…for scammers One of the main things exit scammers exploit is the fact that even with regulations in place, it would be hard for authorities to prove wrongdoing from the founders’ part. They could easily say “we got hacked,” and get off unscathed. So how can we put an end to this, […]

White Collar Crime in the Blockchain Era – Curbing Its Growth

Blockchain isn’t going anywhere. It’s in the media daily, and is at the forefront of digital disruption and innovation discussions among leading businesses. We’ve seen blockchain technology applications in banking, currencies, supply chain, contracts and dozens of other areas. The volume of money flowing into cryptocurrencies is continuing to expand – fast. Read More

According to BIG, White-Collar Crime Could Double by 2028

Shone Anstey, Executive Chairman, President and Co‑Founder of BIG, says: “The volume of money flowing into cryptocurrencies has been expanding rapidly in recent years. Law enforcement agencies believe that much illegal trade is carried out using cryptocurrencies as the funding mechanism. So they call on agencies such as ourselves to monitor the usage of cryptocurrencies for […]

Bloomberg Law – Corporate Law News – Article about High-Volume Crypto Exchanges that Pose Anti-Money Laundering Hurdles

The biggest challenge for crypto exchanges is keeping track of the “sheer volume” of activity, Blockchain Intelligence Group President Shone Anstey told Bloomberg Law. An increase to the SAR threshold “won’t make a huge difference” to compliance efforts, he said. To read the full article click the logo below.