Weekly Virtual Forum “Inter-American law in times of pandemic”

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Where: Online

Monday, July 26th, 2021 at 11:00 a. m. EST

“Cryptocurrencies: Challenges to Cybercrime Investigations and Prosecutions”

Cryptocurrencies have increased their presence in Latin America. From July 2019 to June 2020, there have been more than $8 billion dollars in cryptocurrency transactions in the region. *This session considered the investigative and legal challenges prosecutors encounter when their cases involve a cryptocurrency transaction and their use by criminal organizations. (*Source: Chainalysis Geographies Report, 2020).

Alden Pelker, Senior Counsel, United States Department of Justice.
l Matías Grondona, Assistant Secretary, Cybercrime Specialized Prosecutorial Unit (UFECI), Argentina.
l Tanit Gilliam, Public Prosecution Service at the Department of Justice of Canada.

Moderator: Rodrigo Silva, Senior Legal Officer, Department of Legal Cooperation, Secretariat for Legal Affairs, OAS.

*Please note that this session was held in English with no simultaneous interpretation provided.

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