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Follow the money: how cryptocurrency shines a light in the dark web
May 9, 2022

S1E14 | Follow the money: how cryptocurrency shines a light in the dark web

There’s a (false) assumption that cryptocurrency is inherently anonymous, concealing the identity of those who use it. But in fact, crypto has been used in countless investigations to unmask criminals and bring them to justice. We sit down with Matt Price, former IRS-CI special agent and current head of investigations and intelligence at Binance, to bust the myths of crypto and the dark web, and learn how the best advice to any investigator holds true for crypto: follow the money.

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Matt Ashburn
Matt Ashburn
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Self-described "recovering CISO," Matt is a former CIA cybersecurity officer and director on the National Security Council. He brings his nearly 20 years' experience in intelligence and cybersecurity to the show each week. When not hosting NeedleStack, he's Caribbean island hopping or navigating DC's Flight Restricted Zone.

Jeff Phillips
Jeff Phillips
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Jeff is a tech industry veteran of more than 20 years (take that, Matt), launching products and SaaS solutions in startups and Fortune 100 companies. If curiosity killed the cat, Jeff has nine lives. If he wasn't hosting NeedleStack, he'd be doing a podcast on: gym rats and obsessive lawn care.

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