Here Are the Sam Spades of the Cryptocurrency AgeAugust 29, 2018
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, such as interviewing victims and witnesses, with high-tech data analysis aimed at tracking cryptocurrency transactions. The team then uses dark web search tools to match transactions with scammers.