Hydra Marketplace: Where Crypto Money Laundering Trail Goes Cold

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Hydra, a drug-focused marketplace active in the countries of the former Soviet Union, is the biggest darknet market. In 2020 its turnover was more than $1 billion. This session will cover combined threat intelligence and blockchain investigations to show how sellers and, increasingly, cybercriminals use the market to launder their ill-gotten gains and what lies ahead.

Ian Gray


Senior Director, Research and Analysis , Flashpoint

Vlad Cuiujuclu


Team Lead, Cybercrime Intelligence, Flashpoint

Kimberly Grauer


Director of Research, Chainalysis Inc.

Andras Toth-Czifra


Senior Analyst, Flashpoint Intelligence

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