Title: CipherTrace Crypto 101 with an Introduction to Tracing (Abbreviated Learning Session)
Speaker: Pamela A. Clegg
Summary: The course will equip participants with an understanding of blockchain basics, different types of crypto currencies, basic forensics fundamentals and the specific understanding of tracing cryptocurrency transactions. Participants develop and hone forensic investigation techniques while gaining valuable experience in crypto- currency investigation techniques. Participants will conduct analysis of the difference in criminal activity found in exchanges with AML/KYC versus those without AML/KYC. The training will also cover a review of CipherTrace’s monitoring tool, which provides an overview of direct and indirect transactions to and from some of the most popular and riskiest exchanges.
Bio: Pamela is the Director of Financial Investigations and Education for CipherTrace.
She works with governments, law enforcement officials, regulators, law firms and financial institutions around the world to conduct cryptocurrency forensic investigations and to train officials and employees to understand and investigate financial crimes, money laundering and other criminal activity within the cryptocurrency ecosystem.
Prior to joining CipherTrace, Pamela was the Assistant Vice President - BSA and Information Security for First State Bank. She also has over 10 years of international experience with investigations, due diligence and operations mostly in Latin America with U.S. Government Intelligence.
Pamela has her Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). She obtained her B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and her MBA from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. She has conducted trainings and workshops, and spoken about cryptocurrency and financial crimes globally, to include speaking engagements at INTERPOL, EUROPOL and other international and federal organizations.