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Date(s) - Jan 11, 2016 - Jan 12, 2016
All Day

Miramar Police West District Station

This course is designed to teach criminal investigators how to effectively track, monitor and analyze the flow of illicit digital currency funds. The focus will be on cryptocurrency (Bitcoin) and the underlying blockchain technology. Students will learn how to find and de-encrypt digital currency wallets and keys on hardware devices. Students will also learn how to connect wallets, addresses and transactions with screen names, real world identities and IP addresses and ISP’s.

The class is tailored for criminal investigators working in various units including, but not limited to, Economic Crimes, Narcotics, Human Trafficking, Child Pornography, Digital Forensics, Intelligence, Tax Evasion, Ransoms, Asset Recovery, Extortion, Money Laundering, Organized Crime and Arms Dealing.


Day 1: General Competency Training

Module 1: Bitcoin Origins & Technical Underpinnings
Module 2: Properties & Monetary Implications
Module 3: Practical Use
Module 4: Ecosystem
Module 5: Accounting & Finance
Module 6: Regulatory & Legal

Day 2: Law Enforcement Training

Module 1: Bitcoin Key Storage and Encryption
Module 2: Probabilistic Network-Layer Deanonymization
Module 3: Individual Transaction Construction & Analysis
Module 4: Transaction Chains, “Taint,” and Mixing/Tumbling Services
Module 5: Mapping External Address Data to Blockchain Analysis
Module 6: The Alt-coin Ecosystem & Its Relationship to Bitcoin


DAVID BERGER, Founder & Chairman
B.A. Cum Laude in Political Science, Emory University; J. D., NYU School of Law

DANIEL McARDLE, Founder & Director of Curriculum
B.A. in Computer Science & Economics, Brown University
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Check or money order: payable to Digital Currency Council, Inc.
Mail to Digital Currency Council, 636 Avenue of the Americas, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10011



The Digital Currency Council is the trusted name in professional training on Bitcoin and its related technologies.The Digital Currency Professional Training Course imparts a broad understanding sufficient for issue spotting. The Digital Currency for Law Enforcement Course is highly tailored to facilitate specific investigations. Whether seeking general understanding of law-enforcement-related topics, or specific deep expertise in one domain, the Digital Currency Council creates a tailored program resulting in actionable insights and skills for the law enforcement professional.



Brigham Coombs

Miramar PD, Brent Steffan
O: 954.602.4087 F: 954.602.4703



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