Identifying perpetrators of cryptoassets fraud using a Norwich Pharmacal order of the English court

In an information age, digital footprints are continually being created without regard to the desire of actors to maintain anonymity or pseudonymity in their online activities. Victims of cyber fraud can leverage this data by deploying a versatile suite of tools under English law. This may lead to discovery of the facts necessary to trace the identity of the perpetrators of fraud; and in turn, the location of misappropriated assets....

July 7, 2021 · 8 min

Bankers Trust orders: an important tool in cases involving cryptocurrency fraud

A Bankers Trust order is a type of injunctive remedy of the court which requires a financial institution to provide information and documents in respect of a customer who has perpetrated a fraud. Unfortunately, the prevalence of financial crime is increasing at an exponential rate both in the UK and internationally. Bankers Trust orders provide a potentially effective means to ascertain the identity of perpetrators of fraud in cases involving the misappropriation of cryptocurrency through cryptocurrency exchanges....

May 5, 2021 · 8 min