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In a cryptocurrency context, an address is a cryptographic key that “owns” bitcoins or another cryptocurrency. This address is use to uniquely identify the cryptocurrency funds. The person or persons who know the corresponding private key can send those funds to any other address on the blockchain. The cryptographic keys that control an address are typically stored on a user’s computer or mobile device in a bitcoin wallet software app. Addresses can be looked up in the CipherTrace Search screen.

Note: These are non-technical definitions meant for a general audience and should not be used as legal definition
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