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Shoring up End-to-end Blockchain Investigation

Chainalysis announced its acquisition of Excygent, LLC, which will allow the company to expand offerings to government agencies and grow its Investigations and Special Programs team to support end-to-end investigations. The two companies worked together before the purchase on such efforts as:

  • Disrupting terrorism financing campaigns
  • Seizing more than $1 billion in cryptocurrency connected to darknet market Silk Road
  • Shutting down the largest child abuse site
  • The Twitter hack compromising approximately 130 Twitter accounts of politicians, business leaders and celebrities

Chainalysis is a strategic partner to government agencies and private sector businesses across the world, providing data, software, and expertise on compliance and sophisticated cryptocurrency crime and money laundering tactics, techniques, and procedures. This is Chainalysis’s first acquisition. For more information, visit http://www.chainalysis.com

Original Release: PR Newswire

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