Chainalysis announces free sanctions screening tools for crypto industry

    Blockchain-data analytics company Chainalysis announced a fast-tracked launch of two free screening tools to help provide sanctions oversight to the crypto industry. According to the blog post provided by Chainalysis on Thursday, the screening tools include two main components of new tracking software that will assist exchanges in screening wallets and transactions for activities that…

    Blockchain analytics aids to beat crypto crime in the UAE

    According to the Chainalysis report, crypto-based crime hit an all-time high in 2021, with illicit addresses receiving $14 billion over the year, up from $7.8 billion in 2020. Janey Young, the head of Global Investigations at Chainalysis, explained how blockchain analytics can help combat cryptocurrency crime in the UAE. The last 12 months have been…

    Crypto crime surged to a record $14 billion in 2021, Chainalysis says

    A new report from the analytics firm Chainalysis said that illicit addresses received a record $14 billion worth of crypto in 2021, which is more than 79% higher than the $7.8 billion stolen in 2020. On the other hand, the report said that crime is becoming a smaller and smaller part of the crypto ecosystem….

    NFT market passed $41 billion in 2021, rivaling the global fine art market

    Nearly $41 billion worth of cryptocurrency was sent to NFT marketplaces and collections from the beginning of 2021 through mid-December, according to a new estimate from blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis. NFTs are now inching closer and closer in value to the traditional art market.   By the end of 2021, the marketplace for non-fungible tokens…

    Over $7.7 billion was stolen in crypto scams in 2021

    Over $7.7 billion was stolen in crypto scams worldwide in 2021, or an 81% rise compared to 2020, the Chainalysis report said. Including rug pulls in the DeFi ecosystem accounted for over $2.8 billion stolen, or 37% of all cryptocurrency scam revenue, compared to 1% the year before. According to a new report by blockchain…

    Chainalysis helps Robinhood in meeting compliance requirements

    Robinhood will be partnering with crypto tracing firm Chainalysis to get data and tools for trading in advance of the app launching its crypto wallet. The trading app will adopt Chainalysis’ monitoring compliance solution Know Your Transaction and the Chainalysis Reactor, its investigations software, to meet compliance requirements. On Monday, Chainalysis announced the integrated partnership…