2024-04 ARGENTINA – Anti-Money Laundering: Current Trends, Prosecutions, and the Challenges around Crypto Assets (Specialty)


Carlos Rivera


Lead Senior Cybercrime Investigator and Compliance Expert


Senior cybercrime investigator and BlockTrace compliance expert. Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS). Specialising in Know Your Customer (KYC), sanctions, Anti-Money Laundering (AML) compliance and conducting cryptocurrency investigations. Prior to joining BlockTrace, he was Chief Investigator for Elliptic, one of the world's leading cryptocurrency compliance providers. His roles included those of AML/Compliance Investigation Officer for international banks, fintech companies, and cryptocurrency xchanges. A graduate in International Business from the University of Central Florida, he is an instructor on bitcoin / Darknet training for various law enforcement agencies; and on NFT and DEFI. Member of the Cryptocurrency Task Force and the IRS - CI Cybercrime Group. He has provided training on multiple occasions to different US government agencies such as IRS-CI, DEA, and FinCEN on cryptocurrency related research such as best practices, typologies, the use of blockchain analysis tools, and the cryptocurrency ecosystem in general.