Blockchain Played Key Role In Investigation Of Fed. Agents

Former federal prosecutor Kathryn Haun spoke about the non-criminal nature of Bitcoin and the use of Blockchain of criminal investigations during an interview with Quartz published today, April 12.

During the interview, Haun, who worked on well-known crypto cases like that of US federal agents’ involvement in fraud and extortion during the Silk Road investigation, argued that Bitcoin is not itself criminal, as well as explained the importance of her use of Blockchain records for catching criminals. Haun currently teaches a class on cryptocurrency and cybercrime at Stanford University and serves on the board at crypto wallet and exchange service Coinbase.

During her time in government, Haun led a task force that prosecuted cases involving criminal uses of cryptocurrency.


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