Crypto Asset Fraud Part I

Behind the Scenes of Recovering Crypto Assets: The Newest Fraudster Schemes, How to Detect and Recover the Misappropriated Funds

October 27, 2022 9:35am

Matthew Bradley KC
4 New Square (UK)

Jane Colston
Brown Rudnick LLP (UK)

Danny Ong
Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP (Singapore)

Johnny Lee
Principal & National Practice Leader, Forensic Technology
Grant Thornton LLP (USA)

Alan Cohn
Partner and Co-Chair, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Practice
Steptoe & Johnson LLP (USA)

The high-tech nature of blockchain and cryptocurrency has created numerous challenges for fraud and asset recovery practitioners. The unknowns and new lessons in crypto fraud and asset tracing expand every day. As you expand your practice and expertise, you cannot afford to fall behind in this emerging area of law. Now more than ever, it is critical for litigators to know the finer points of blockchain and digital assets; and deepen familiarity with the complexities of tracing across the chain.

Be sure to join us in this session as we discuss:

  • How fraudsters are using blockchain to conceal their activity and evade detection
  • The court’s powers in multiple jurisdictions to recognize and ID crypto asset owners; and how they can trace and transfer ownership
  • Understanding some of the unique and advanced types of crypto fraud; including: scam ICO’s, pump and dump schemes, exit scams, phishing and advanced ponzi shemes
  • The best strategies for serving freezing orders and injunctions against unknown individuals and organizations