Chainalysis Wants to Help the Feds Sell Millions in Forfeited Bitcoin
The new service launch comes just one week after U.S. federal agents announced the seizure of over $1 billion in bitcoin.
Partly offsetting the positive trend is an explosion in ransomware attacks, which rose 311% from 2019.
Chainalysis declined to directly link the donation to the Jan. 6 storming but said the timing "warrants suspicion."
Darknet marketplaces received $1.7 billion during 2020, Chainalysis says.
Darknet markets are falling off the radar and watching their customer base level off.
Cryptocurrency investigation firm Chainalysis expects to raise $100 million in venture capital at a $1 billion valuation as early as next week, the company told Forbes.