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2019 High Tech Cryptocurrency and Dark Web Symposium

2019 High Tech Cryptocurrency and Dark Web Symposium
The High Tech Cryptocurrency and Dark Web Symposium offers 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, as well as 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 symposium is open to all law enforcement.

Date & Location 

April 23 - 26, 2019
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay 
1441 Quivira Road
San Diego, CA 92109
(619) 224-1234

Technical Advisors

• Rahul Gupta, Deputy District Attorney, Orange County • Sean Smith, Detective Sacramento County Sheriff


Keynote Presentation:  Darkweb Murder for Hire Plot, P vs. Allwine • Why Are We Here?  Darkweb and Crypto Currency Introduction and Overview • Working with Exchanges - What do I need to know? •  What Am I Looking For?  Search and Seizure Issues in Dark Web and Cryptocurrency Cases • How do I get that admitted?  How Evidence from the The Dark Web Fits Within the Fundamental Rules for Documentary Evidence • Crypto Currency Lab (Intro) • Darkweb Prosecution Case Studies • Anatomy of an Address and Wallet • De-Anonymization – How to Identify a Human Behind a Keyboard on The Dark Web • Exploring Crypto Transactions • REACT Task Force: SIM Swapping Case • Following the Money - Transaction to Trial  • Case Study - A Federal Prosecutor's Prospective  • FED Virtual Currency Team • Hand-on Bitcoin Lab - Hardware Wallets • ALPHA BAY • Advanced Cryptocurrency Concepts • ICO'S Federal Prosecutions  • Coins vs. Tokens - The Ethereum Effect • Everything is for sale! - LIVE TOUR OF THE DARKWEB • Ethics in High Tech Investigations and Prosecuctions - Understand the Different Rules for Lawyers and Peace Officers • Hot Topics Panel


Detective Tony Moore will also be conducting a lab on Cryptocurrency for Investigators on Wednesday and Thursday. 

MCLE Credit

This course is certified for 24 hours of general MCLE credit and one hour of ethics. Final total of hours dependent on final agenda.  


The Hyatt Mission Bay is located at 1441 Quivira Road San Diego, CA 92109. To reserve a room at the special CDAA rate of $125 per night Click HERE

Parking and Shuttle

Parking is available at the Hyatt for $20 per night for event attendees. To make reservations with Super Shuttle from John Wayne - Orange County airport Click HERE


Member Pricing - $299 Registration Fee

Non-Member Pricing - $329 Registration Fee

Cancellations must be received in writing by April 15, 2019 to avoid the $40 administrative cancellation fee.

Please see CDAA’s Cancellation Policies and General Registration Information by clicking HERE.  


Registration opens on Tuesday, April 23 at Noon -1:00 pm.  with General Session starting at 1:00 pm, and event closes Friday, April 26 at 11:30 am

CDAA Contact

Mersadez Hogan, Training Consultant, mhogan@cdaa.org 
4/23/2019 - 4/26/2019
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay 1441 Quivira Road San Diego, CA 92109

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