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Trades Fiat

The entity has actual fiat/crypto trading pairs. This makes it easier for criminals and others to exchange crypto for cash or vice versa, increasing the likelihood of use for money laundering and other nefarious purposes.

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Trading Pairs

The term “trading pairs” describes the asset pair being traded. This is typically one cryptocurrency for another (BTC/ETH), however, this can also include fiat-based trading pairs (BTC/USD). More info:

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Transaction Graph

A transaction graph is a visual representation of one or more transactions and the addresses that sent and received the cryptocurrency. A transaction graph can show how money is transferred between users and intermediate services such as hosted wallets, exchanges, or mixers. CipherTrace users can look up transactions and see transaction graphs. Users can also…

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Transaction ID

A transaction is a record in the blockchain that records the movement of cryptocurrency from one address to another. Transactions are uniquely identified by a transaction ID. A transaction has one or more inputs (with the exception of coinbase transactions, which do not have inputs) and one or more outputs. Bitcoin and Ethereum transactions can…

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Transaction Types

The transaction type name is defined by the function that was executed within the smart contract code itself. When addresses interact with a smart contract they can trigger the smart contract code via function calls. These functions may range from transferring value, minting tokens, approving a user to perform an action, swap assets, or more.…

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Travel Rule

In October 2018, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the international anti-money laundering (AML) and terrorist financing watchdog, brought Virtual Asset Service Providers (VASPs) within the global AML and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) umbrella with its interpretive notes to Recommendation 15 on New Technologies. VASPs are financial institutions that manage virtual assets including…

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