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Comment: US FBI uses blockchain analysis to penetrate Coinbase manager’s crypto insider-trading scheme

By Neil Roland
  • 21 Jul 2022 22:31
  • 21 Jul 2022 22:44
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation again showed it can trace digital currency on blockchain — debunking a long-held myth that criminals can hide cryptocurrency assets — in gathering evidence that led to today’s indictment of a former Coinbase manager in the first crypto insider-trading case.
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Neil Roland

Senior Correspondent

Neil has covered U.S. financial regulation for over two decades, mostly for Bloomberg and Crain Communications. He received a Loeb award for coverage of regulators' response to the collapse of Enron. He also garnered a SABEW award and some Jesse H. Neal awards for stories on the Federal Reserve's response to the 2008 financial crisis. Roland has appeared as a commentator on Fox TV, NPR, C-Span and Bloomberg TV. He received a Master's degree in public policy from Harvard and a Bachelors degree in economics from Cornell.

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