Combating Crypto Crimes: Pig Butchering Scams and NFT Thefts in the Web 3.0 Space

Pig Butchering Scams and NFT Thefts Fraud in the Web 3.0 Space
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Combating Crypto Crimes Pig Butchering Scams and NFT Thefts in the Web 3 0 Space


Theft, fraud and money laundering of cryptocurrency assets threaten the integrity of blockchain technology as billions of dollars are estimated to be lost each year. Adept cybercriminals plundering Web 3.0 and decentralized finance (DeFi) pose a new set of serious challenges for investigative professionals. Victims of NFT and deceptive investment "pig butchering" scams are often unheard and underserved because investigative knowledge and experience is lacking in these areas across law enforcement, regulators and the cryptocurrency industry. 
In this on-demand webinar, Michael Delaney, principal partner for Delaney Group Investigations, explores the ways in which cyber criminals exploit cryptocurrency and non-fungible token (NFT) ecosystems, as well as DeFi, to carry out fraud schemes. Learn how to conduct an effective blockchain data analysis during investigations by reviewing case examples of how stolen NFTs and pig butchering fraud proceeds were laundered, pursued and traced back to the source. 



You Will Learn How To:

Conduct an effective data analysis of blockchain transactions to detect fraudulent activity.

Interpret and investigate cryptocurrency ecosystems and related technologies including NFTs, DeFi and the blockchain.

Recognize tactics cyber criminals use to commit theft, fraud and money laundering, with special emphasis on investigating hacks and pig butchering scams. 

CPE Information

CPE Credit: 2
NASBA Information: Auditing
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: April 2024
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study


Kenneth Krys, CFE  - Speaker


Principal Partner
Delaney Group Investigations


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