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    Hydra Illicit Marketplace Webinar: Where the Crypto Crime Money Laundering Trail Goes Dark

    Have you ever been curious about darknet marketplaces, how they work, and how they leverage cryptocurrency? In this webinar, experts from Flashpoint and Chainalysis will:
    • Provide background and data on the Hydra marketplace, including why it’s important as the largest Darknet marketplace and how it fits into the crypto crime landscape
    • The impact of COVID on activities within Hydra
    • Money laundering schemes used by Hydra and other darknet marketplaces
    We’ll leave time for questions from the audience.

    About the Speakers

    Kim Grauer
    Kim is the Head of Research at Chainalysis, where she examines trends in cryptocurrency economics and crime. She was trained in economics at the London School of Economics and in politics at Oxford University. Previously, she explored technological advancements in developing countries as an academic research associate at the London School of Economics, and was an economics researcher at the New York City Economic Development Corporation.
    Andras Toth-Czifra
    Andras Toth-Czifra is a Senior Analyst at Flashpoint, focusing on European and Russian cybercrime and disinformation. Born in Hungary, he holds a master’s degree in political science and economics from Corvinus University of Budapest. Previously, he worked in the European Parliament in Brussels as a policy advisor for members; as a fellow in the Berlin-based European Stability Initiative, one of Europe’s leading public policy think tanks; as well as a freelance political analyst working with consultancies. He specializes in Russian and Eastern European politics and policies and regularly writes on Russian affairs.
    Vlad Cuiujuclu
    Vlad Cuiujuclu is a Team Lead at Flashpoint, where he focuses on cyber crime and Deep & Dark Web intelligence. Vlad is especially interested in the Russian-language segment of the DDW, various fraud techniques, as well as emerging TTPs that are commonly used by threat actors in Eastern Europe.


    Jun 17 2021


    11:00 am - 12:00 pm