Inside the Takedown of Al-Qaeda and Hamas Terrorist Financial Networks
About this webinar
On August 13, the U.S. Department of Justice announced the disruption of two terrorism financing campaigns that utilized cryptocurrency donations. The multi-agency investigation led to the largest ever seizure of cryptocurrency assets related to terrorism financing, with more than $1 million worth of cryptocurrency recovered from the campaigns and the financial facilitators operating unlicensed money services businesses.
Join Chainalysis for an in-depth look at how al-Qaeda and the al-Qassam Brigades, the military arm of Hamas, built cryptocurrency fundraising and money laundering networks, the blockchain analysis techniques that helped investigators dismantle them, and how law enforcement, exchanges, and financial institutions can leverage Chainalysis tools to fight against this type of dangerous activity.