| Bitcoin: An Intro to Crypto (1401Q)
Course CPE: 2 hour(s)
Field(s) of Study: Economics–1 hr; Computer Software and Applications–1 hr;
Program Level: Basic
Prerequisites: Previous training or experience with the fundamentals of accounting, finance, economics, and business writing. These individuals are often at the staff or entry level in organizations, although such programs may also benefit a seasoned professional with limited exposure to the area.
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
|Recording Date:June 16, 2021
Presenter: Dorothy Haraminac
This session is designed for fraud examiners to develop an understanding of cryptocurrency ecosystems and their participants. Attendees will dispel several myths of bitcoin’s blockchain and be prepared to learn how to trace bitcoin and other cryptocurrency transactions. Attendees will review the first fraud committed with bitcoin, which happened in Houston, TX, and review the best proof of concept for bitcoin, which started in Austin, TX. In addition, attendees will learn a method to validate records released as part of a data breach and how those records may be relied upon as business records in court.
The purpose of this course is to inform attendees about bitcoin, how cryptocurrency works, and how to investigate it. Attendees will deconstruct a blockchain transaction.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Identify types and motives of participants in cryptocurrency ecosystems, specifically bitcoin
- Examine famous transactions on bitcoin’s blockchain and understand the underlying ideology
- Explore marketplaces for various cryptocurrencies
- Evaluate ethical issues in gathering evidence and become aware of common pitfalls
- Identify the first frauds committed with cryptocurrency
- Prepare for tracing cryptocurrency with open source tools and understand how to identify red flags when evaluating tracing tools
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