Peters & Peters

Jason Woodland and Amalia Neenan discuss the need for civil investigations to trace crypto fraud in light of the recent celebrity Twitter bitcoin scam in The Fintech Times

With the world of crypto offering fertile ground for fraud, what can victims do? Ultimately, when crypto-assets are stolen, the victim will be presented with a choice: whether to make a complaint to the authorities (pursing a criminal route) and/or seeking a civil claim. The best option will depend on a myriad of factors; but, as fraudsters’ sophistication continues to overtake authorities, it is likely that civil remedies will increasingly become a focus. Read more