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National Cryptocurrency and Dark Web Symposium

National Cryptocurrency and Dark Web Symposium
Attendees of the National Cryptocurrency and Dark Web Symposium will learn cutting-edge tools used to combat the most complex high-tech crimes developed in the shadows of modern technology.  Attendees will learn how the Dark Web works and how criminals are using this technology to hide their identities along with their crimes. Additionally, attendees will learn what cryptocurrency is and how cyber criminals use it and the Dark Web to commit crimes anonymously. The number of crimes utilizing the dark web and cryptocurrency will only increase. Get the training you need now before your case goes dark. This event is open to all law enforcement.


Date & Location 

May 22-25, 2018
Hyatt Regency Newport Beach 
1107 Jamboree Road
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Technical Advisor

Tom Flattery, Deputy District Attorney, Santa Clara County • Rahul Gupta, Deputy District Attorney, Orange County • Sean Smith, Detective Sacramento County Sheriff •


TOR and Other Dark Web Services   • Intro to Cryptocurrency and Blockchain for Prosecutors Cryptocurrencies and the U.S. Department of the Treasury • Investigating Cryptocurrencies • Tracing Methodologies Virtual Currencies • Case Review for Silk Road • HSI Bit Coin ATM • Sizing Bitcoin Panel Discussion • De-anonymization •  Building a Dark Web Workstation • Preservation of Dark Web Evidence•  Blockchain Intelligence Group  • Presenting Documentary Evidence in Court  • Value of Cross Agency Partnerships  • Playpen Referral – What do you do now? • Gotta do the Work, Catching the Clueless • Ethics in High Tech Investigations and Prosecutions    

MCLE Credit/P.O.S.T.

This course is certified for 24 hours of general MCLE credit and one hour of ethics. Final total of hours dependent on final agenda. It is also certified for 15 hours of POST credit. POST certification number 9720-28004-17.


The Hyatt Regency Newport Beach is located at 1107 Jamboree Road, Newport Beach, CA 92660. To reserve a room at the special CDAA rate of $129 per night click here

Parking and Shuttle

Parking is available at the Hyatt for $10 per night for event attendees. To make reservations with Super Shuttle from John Wayne - Orange County airport Click Here


Event Pricing
$275 - Late Registration if received after May 14, 2018 

Cancellations must be received in writing by May 15, 2018 to avoid the $40 administrative cancellation fee


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Click Here to access information on Dark Web Investigations developed by the Prosecutors Center for Excellence  

CDAA Contact

John Boxberger - jboxberger@cdaa.org 
5/22/2018 8:00 AM - 5/25/2018 12:00 PM
Hyatt Regency 1107 Jamboree Road Newport Beach, CA 92660

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