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Certified Cryptocurrency Compliance
Specialist(3CS) Training

Are you a compliance officer of banks and financial institutions, tax specialist, forensic accountant/auditor, certified fraud examiner, cryptocurrency exchange, and OTC trader? Learn how to enforce compliance and keep bad actors away from your cryptocurrency exchanges and financial institutions.

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Course fee: $1,000


Certified Cryptocurrency Compliance Specialist(3CS)


The 3CS credentials equip students to adopt effective policies and prevent financial crimes using cryptocurrencies by leveraging on cryptocurrency compliance tools.

Learning Objectives

1. Review the fundamentals of blockchain technology, what it is and how it functions.
2. Learn how cryptocurrencies are used on dark net market place.
3. Understand how to identify illicit activities on cryptocurrency.
4. Learn practical ways to prevent money laundering and terrorist financing using cryptocurrency.
5. Practice Real-world investigative techniques and methods to analyze crypto crimes
6. Decipher and identify financial red flags within virtual assets service providers, OTC traders and cryptocurrency exchanges.


● Be proactive
● Have an analytic mindset
● Understand Basics of Blockchain

Exam details

● Multiple choice questions
● 8 hours
● Open notes
● Passing score of at least 85% or better

At the end of this program , students will become thoroughly trained and Certified Compliance Officers able to bring transparency to platforms, advice their organisations or cryptocurrency exchanges on the right compliance issues around Anti Money Laundering, Terror Financing, Sanction Compliance and the right policies that have to be in place including the right tools in the market.

Review of Introductory Training as Contained in A&D Forensics Institute Curriculum

This module takes an indepth approach into explaining what the blockchain and cryptocurrency is all about.

As a participant, you get to learn and understand the blockchain technology including the blockchain consensus mechanism as well as an overview of the history and applications of virtual currencies.In addition, you will learn about cryptography, the various categories of cryptocurrencies and ICOs.

In this module you will explore the various cryptocurrencies utilized in financial crime, as well as the use of cryptocurrencies in the dark web market place and the different crimes committed with cryptocurrency which includes Money Laundering(ML) and Terrorist financing. You will also get an in depth knowledge on the role of cryptocurrency exchanges in financial crimes.

The laws guiding the use of cryptocurrencies may vary slightly for different countries.

This module aims to help you understand the various international cryptocurrency laws and regulation, as well as clarifying the different legal status of cryptocurrencies. As a participant, you are opportuned to get updated cryptocurrency laws and regulations around the world.

In this module you will understand the meaning of compliance, get basic facts of compliance in the traditional finance system and the recent transition into cryptocurrencies as well as an extensive study into cryptocurrency compliance fundamentals.

You will also be guided on your duties as a compliance officer which includes building an effective AML compliance program as well as risk assessment strategies to be implemented by companies where you would offer your services at.

In this module, you will explore some regulatory bodies and their regulations which includes OFAC and FATF regulations. You will also be introduced to different compliance tools available in the market including practical demonstrations and hands-on practice with the available compliance tools at A&D Forensics Lab from our partners.

Training fee starting from $1,000


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The trainings is designed for compliance officers, Virtual Assets Providers(VASPs) and Over The Counter(OTC) traders using different cryptocurrecncy compliance tools, hence participants are expected to be proactive and understand the basics of blockchain technology.

The cost of the on-site training event is $1,000 per person, which includes five(5) days of on-site, in-person training, personal training materials, catered lunches, an exam administration, and a hands-on practical session for participants.

Certainly! If you have at least 5 partcipants, contact us for further details on a suitable package for your company.

Taking all 5 modules and passing the final exam earns you the credential of the Certified Cryptocurrency Compliance Specialist(3CS) from A&D Forensics Institute. Graduates will be awarded a hardcopy of their certificate after completion.

For the exams, most of the questions are multiple choice. There are also some true/false questions and a few questions that ask you to match things to other things.

Both. There are multiple lessons in each module, and at the end of each lesson there is a short quiz. Then, at the end of each module there is a test. Finally, at the end of all the modules there is a final test, which is the test you need to pass to earn the credential of Certified Cryptocurrency Compliance Specialist.

Since our training focuses on a hands-on approach, the lab has a limited capacity and often fill up more than 1 month in advance. Hence, when you decide on the cohort to partake in, we advise that you plan ahead to sign up so as to ensure your spot.

You will be contacted via email confirming your course registration. In addition, we will also be in touch 1 week before the scheduled date for the comencment of the training. A final email will be sent 48 hours before the start of the course to remind you of the plans.

In a subsequent email, you will get your invoice alongside payment choices.

If you haven’t received these mails, please check your spam or junk folder.

To earn the credential of Certified Cryptocurrency Compliance Specialist(3CS), you must get at least 85% on the final test at the end of the final module.


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Onyekelu Chioma is a passionate and professional teacher with expertise on blockchain and cryptocurrency education. She is a renowned blockchain advocate in Africa with the belief that there are so many career opportunities to be leveraged on in the Blockchain Industry.

Chioma is the Head of Academic and Training, the Crypto Bootcamp Community, and a member of Stake holders in blockchain technology association of Nigeria (SiBAN).

Chioma’s passion for fourth industrial revolution technology has helped her hold key strategic positions in various private sectors, regulating the way for blockchain adoption in the continent of Africa.

As an experienced teacher, blockchain educator, and a cryptocurrency trading coach, she has trained a lot of students and assisted them in identifying their innate skills which enabled them to carve a niche so as to become experts in their chosen blockchain career.

She’s currently a Crypto Forensic Intern at A&D Forensics and undergoing her Masters studies in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency at University of Nicosia


Adedeji is a Forensic Investigation Practitioner and CertifiedBlockchain/Cryptocurrency Forensic
Investigator (CFE, CCI, CCFI & Reactor Certified) with more than Fifteen years of experience across few banks within the Nigeria Financial Sector and educator in Corporate workplace settings, Deji is uniquely qualified and involved in forensics analysis of Financial Infractions, Cryptocurrency crimes and designing plans that works for Government, Regulators, Law enforcement. He was appointed by SEC Nigeria as Member Virtual Asset and Fintech Regulatory framework drafting Committee, He is a member of Global Digital Finance’s KYC/AML working group in France and a member of the Industry led Thinktank that worked on and came out with FATF cryptocurrency Travel rule InterMessaging Standard for Virtual Assets (IVMS101) to help combat money laundering and terrorism financing using cryptocurrencies around the globe.
His law enforcement training efforts on new money and cybercrime have seen him train many law enforcement agents in various countriesn i.e Nigeria Police, Nigeria Army CyberWarfare command, Zambia Financial Intelligence Unit, Zambia Central Bank and more.
He is Chainalysis Sole Africa Investigative Partner helping law enforcement investigate criminal organizations using cryptocurrency to conceal illiccit activities across Africa, he is also a training Partner for Blockchain Intelligence Group based out of Canada.

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