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A&D Forensics Receives The Best Blockchain Security Award.

At the Africa Crypto Giant Awards 2023 (ACGAWARDS), among other notable nominees in the category, A&D Forensics received the best blockchain security award. The nominees in the categories included:

Nomineess For The Best Blockchain Security Solution of the Year 2023 were;

A&D Forensics (Winner)
Aeternity Hub Africa
Digital Finance
Ekasi Bucks

Several other winners emerged from other categories. Some of them include notable cryptocurrency exchanges, VASps, Web 3 start-ups and Technology Firms. The winning teams in the different categories are summarised below:

Best Cryptocurrency Exchange of the Year 2023:

Binance (Winner)
Yellow Card

Best NFT Marketplace of the Year 2023

OpenSea (Winner)
Binance NFT Marketplace
Nifty Gateway

Most Promising Crypto Startup of the Year 2023

Bitmama (Winner)
Yellow Card

Best Crypto Startup of the Year 2023

Bundle Africa (Winner)
Xend Finance
Yellow Card

Best Indigenous Crypto Exchanger of the Year 2023

Quidax (Winner)

Best Blockchain Association of the Year 2023

Blockchain Association of Kenya (Winner)
South Africa Blockchain Alliance
African Digital Asset Framework
Blockchain Association of Ghana

A&D Forensics was honoured with the best blockchain security solution at ACGA Awards Event.

On October 28, 2023, the ACGAwards, an online celebration of excellence, took place on ACGA official YouTube channel. During the event, the eagerly awaited winner was revealed, signifying extraordinary achievements and bringing enthusiasts from around the world together in the pursuit of excellence.

The event was themed Africa Is Rising and was live streamed here, with a total of 125 exceptional nominees, spread across 25 different categories, these individuals represent the pinnacle of excellence in various sectors of the African crypto industry, demonstrating a distinct combination of talent, innovation, and dedication that sets them apart from the rest.

About ACG Awards

ACGAwards is the inaugural annual crypto recognition event in Africa, with a focus on celebrating and acknowledging the exceptional accomplishments and contributions of individuals and organizations in the African cryptocurrency industry. Its core goals encompass promoting innovation, stimulating industry expansion, and recognizing the dedicated efforts of those who play a pivotal role in shaping Africa’s digital economy.

About A&D Forensics

A&D Forensics is a digital and financial forensics firm dedicated to delivering comprehensive, cost-effective,value enhancing professional services in the realm of digital and blockchain forensics. Our approach incorporates cutting-edge industry technologies and solutions to help mitigate and trace cryptocurrency related crimes.

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Chioma Onyekelu is a highly skilled and accomplished professional in the field of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. She is a Certified Cryptocurrency Investigator and Crypto Compliance Specialist, as well as a Blockchain Forensic Specialist and a teacher. She is also a public speaker and her teachings include consultations and practical solutions for African Start-ups on the best and most cost-effective way to build with compliance in mind. With a wealth of knowledge and experience in these cutting-edge technologies, she is well-equipped to navigate the complex landscape of cryptocurrency-related crimes.

In her current role as a Blockchain Forensic Specialist at A&D Forensics, Chioma is responsible for tracing and investigating cryptocurrency-related crimes, as well as training law enforcement agents and compliance officers on the latest developments and best practices in the field. In addition, she is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Blockchain and Digital Currencies at the University of Nicosia in Cyprus, further solidifying her expertise and understanding of the technology.

Chioma's dedication and passion for the field is evident in her work, and she is committed to staying at the forefront of developments in cryptocurrency and blockchain technology to provide the best possible service to her clients. Her exceptional skills in educating and consulting make her a valuable asset to the industry and an authority in the field of Blockchain and Crypto Compliance.


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 countries 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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