Chris Groshong

Coinstructive Certified Fraud Investigator & Crypto Compliance Expert

About this speaker

Chris Groshong is a distinguished Certified Fraud Investigator specializing in cryptocurrency scams, providing essential support to victims and navigating complex regulatory landscapes. His expertise extends to serving as the Chief Compliance Officer for an array of cryptocurrency entities, including Bitcoin ATM operators, OTC exchanges, wallets, and various financial institutions.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Member of the California Financial Crimes Investigators Association (CFCIA)
  • San Diego Chapter Lead for the Government Blockchain Association
  • Member of Infragard, The Chamber of Digital Commerce
  • Member of the Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists (ACFCS)
  • Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
  • Member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS)

Expert Witness Experience:

  • Served as an expert witness in multiple legal cases, including a federal case involving cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Monero.

CoinStructive Services:

  • BSA Compliance-related services
  • Dedicated transaction monitoring and screening
  • SAR & CTR filing
  • Fractional Chief Compliance Officer services
  • Customer follow-ups & Enhanced Due Diligence
  • Experience with multiple Title 31 exams
  • AML Program & Policy formation & edits
  • Risk Assessments
  • Assistance with establishing banking & exchange relationships
  • Strategic Advisor for Financial Institutions
  • Annual & Ongoing Training

Additional Offerings:

  • Cryptocurrency Fraud Investigations & Blockchain Forensics Analysis
  • Law Enforcement Liaison
  • SIM Swap recovery
  • Proof of Loss for Taxes
  • State Money Transmission Licensing Acquisition and Maintenance
  • Examiner Audits
  • Law Enforcement Investigation Training
  • Bank and Credit Union crypto advisory services & training

Policy, Legislation, and Advocacy Involvement:

  • Co-sponsored the "Protecting Consumers in the Digital Currency Economy" principles with Microsoft and Bloq in 2016
  • Influenced the ULC's Uniform Regulation of the Virtual-Currency Businesses Act (URVCBA) in 2017
  • Contributed to the California Blockchain Working Group in 2020
  • Participated as an observer in Uniform Law Commission and American Law Institute‚Äôs discussions on amending the UCC concerning virtual currencies from 2019 to 2022
  • Testified against Senate Bill 401 at the California Senate Banking and Finance Committee Hearing in March 2023
  • Authored a letter to the Governor of California in October 2023 advocating for the veto of SB-401

With his profound experience and commitment to excellence, Chris Groshong remains at the forefront of combating financial crimes in the digital currency space and fostering compliance and ethical practices across the cryptocurrency landscape.


From Crypto Scam to Recovery - How It Really Works

30 November 2023, 04:00 PM
Chris Groshong


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