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MDR Cyber: Cryptocurrency investigations

Cryptocurrency is a significant part of the modern financial system and increasingly used for legitimate payments, trading and investment. Alongside this cryptocurrencies are increasingly used by cybercriminals, fraudsters and extortionists. MDR Cyber help our clients identify wrongdoers and work with our lawyers to make financial recoveries.

Our team has in-depth knowledge of how cybercriminals and fraudsters use and abuse cryptocurrency, this provides us an unparalleled view of how assets are being stolen, laundered and recovered.

We use the latest tools and technology to automate the mapping of transactions, trace the flow of funds and gather evidence. We supplement on-chain investigations with wider reviews of the events that have occurred, using our broader experience of investigations and asset tracing. We focus on more than the blockchain – our capability extends from due diligence over whole transactions and counterparties to regulatory compliance and anti-money laundering.

We have deep investigative skills - our wider team comprises digital forensics experts, Certified Fraud Examiners and data scientists. We bring to bear this expertise to enhance our investigations.

Our investigations aim to identify individuals and identify potential targets for legal orders, where account holder information may be available or to prevent the onwards flow of funds. Our technical specialists work alongside our forensic accountants, legal teams and international partners to pursue legal orders a full trace-and-recover service of misappropriated funds.

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