The Cryptocurrency for Law Enforcement course is now LIVE on FedVTE!

Last Published Date: 
November 12, 2019

The Cryptocurrency for Law Enforcement course is now LIVE on FedVTE!

Please log into your FedVTE account and check out our newest course here: https://fedvte.usalearning.gov/

This course covers the history, risks and legality of cryptocurrency as well as discusses what cryptocurrency items can be seized by law enforcement.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define cryptocurrency and compare it to traditional currency
  • Describe the history of cryptocurrency
  • State the elements of a cryptocurrency transaction and their roles
  • Describe safety measures taken to protect cryptocurrency
  • Identify items that serve as wallets for cryptocurrency and could be seized by law enforcement
  • Evaluate apps and websites that could be linked to cryptocurrency
  • Compare degrees of anonymity of various cryptocurrencies
  • Compare legal and illegal uses of cryptocurrency
  • Evaluate the legality of different cryptocurrency scenarios
  • Identify notable cases of illegal uses of cryptocurrency found in recent headlines

Training Purpose: Investigate

Specialty Areas: Cyber Investigation, Digital Forensics

Training Proficiency Area: Level 1 - Basic