Hank Basile

Supervisory Special Agent, Homeland Security Investigations
Henry Basile is currently a Supervisory Special Agent (SSA) for Homeland Security Investigations (“HSI”) in Boston, MA. Since January 2011, he has been supervising the HSI Boston Financial Task Force, which investigates various financial crimes, including money laundering, bulk cash smuggling, financial fraud and currency reporting violations. From January 2008 until December 2010, SSA Basile was the supervisor for the HSI Boston Human Smuggling and Trafficking Investigations Group. From December 1990 until January 2007, SSA Basile was a Special Agent with HSI Boston and was a Special Agent and Criminal Investigator with the former U.S. Customs Service in Long Island, New York, and New Orleans, Louisiana. SSA Basile has over 28 years of law enforcement experience and has been conducting or supervising financial investigations for approximately 19 years. He is a graduate of Northeastern University, Boston, MA where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice.
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Friday March 6th, 2020

Following the (Digital) Money - Case Studies on Blockchain Tracing in Fraud, Sanctions Evasion and More

By now, most of us know that Bitcoin and many other cryptocurrencies aren't really anonymous - Transactions can be traced along the blockchain, a fact that can be crucially important in criminal investigations, threat intelligence and risk management. In this session, members of law enforcement illustrate exactly how they followed the digital money using real-world cases, and give insights on how criminals are exploiting cryptocurrencies along the way.