Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)

The Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) of the US Department of the Treasury administers and enforces economic and trade sanctions based on US foreign policy and national security goals against targeted foreign countries and regimes, terrorists, international narcotics traffickers, those engaged in activities related to the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and other

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On-Chain Analysis

What Is On-Chain Analysis? On-chain analysis is the process of identifying, inspecting, and continuously tracking transactional data on a blockchain, with the main goal to understand activities and link participants to identifying information. In risk analysis, an important method used is machine learning to create risk models and risk scores based on the transaction amount,

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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

What is OECD The OECD is a platform for 38 member countries to discuss economic policies and improvement areas. Most of the FATF member countries overlap with OECD’s. Additionally, the FATF Secretariat is housed administratively at OECD.  The organization’s work on combating corruption and tax fraud is of particular interest to the FATF, primarily because it assesses the link

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Ownership Analysis

Ownership analysis is aimed to provide as many possible ‘quality’ pieces of evidence and strong indications as to who is an owner and who is a beneficiary of each blockchain address deemed to be relevant for the investigation. Related Articles Authorities Overlook Millions of Dollars in Stolen Assets Battles of Dirty Money and Blockchain: How to Trace Stolen

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