View Profile



Lourdes C. Miranda


MirandaFinIntel Consulting, LLC


Cryptocurrency + Blockchain Analyst + AML Investigator



Phone Number


LinkedIn Profile

Summary of Experience

Lourdes C. Miranda is a Washington, DC-based cryptocurrency + blockchain analyst + an AML investigator + a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) + a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) + CipherTrace Certified Examiner with over 20 years of government and corporate experience. Lourdes specializes in counter-threat finance including money laundering and fraud investigations, counterterrorism, counterintelligence, cryptocurrency executions and blockchain analysis; cyber profiling; financial intelligence collection and analysis; risk management; strategic and operational analysis; and task force leadership for the Central Intelligence Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Drug Enforcement Administration, Treasury Department, the Department of Homeland Security, the State Department, as well as for the private sector. Lourdes is consulting for ManchesterCF – Financial Intelligence, and Coinstructive, on building a cryptocurrency and blockchain online training programs. Lourdes has been interviewed by CNBC, participated in a Podcast with the Government Blockchain Association and CoinStructive, is a frequent speaker and trainer on cryptocurrencies and the blockchain, and has co-authored the following articles: “International Bitcoin Teller Machines: Another Money-Laundering Vehicle Exploited by Transnational Criminal Organizations or Legitimate Enterprise?” Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute, November 2018: “Contributor Report: The Top 20 Ways for U.S. Crypto Exchangers to Avoid Unwanted Federal Scrutiny,” ACFCS News, August 2018: “Follow the Tokens: Money Laundering, Asset Tracing, and Cryptocurrencies” Stout Risius Ross, LLC, “The Journal,” February 2018: Lourdes has also been quoted in Forbes, Bitcoinist, Cointelegraph, Crowd Fund Insider, CCN, Cryptoglobe, and the Asia Times. Lourdes is a professional reader at John’s Hopkins University, at Georgetown University, and at Utica College (UC). In the Winter of 2020, Lourdes is joining UC as an online adjunct professor to lead their intelligence program. Lourdes is a former board member of UC’s Economic Crime & Cybersecurity Institute. At UC, she has presented as a keynote speaker, a guest speaker, a guest lecturer, a professional reader, mentored students for 24 years, and contributed extensively to creating their first national security program.

Professional Goals & Objectives

Leveraging Blockchain technologies to support criminal investigations in establishing the chain of custody.

Domain Experience

Education /Training, Finance / Banking / Insurance, Government / Military / Defense, Legal, Other, Risk & Compliance

Use Case Experience

Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Data Analytics, Financial Crimes, Financial Instruments, Sanctions, Security, Other

Blockchain Development Experience


Cryptocurrency Experience

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, Dash, Monero, Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin Gold, Bitshares, Zcash, Other

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish

Are you open to speaking opportunities?


Availability for Work or Contract Opportunities

Full Time

Available for Travel*


Government Roles

Civil Servant (Employee), Government Contractor, Other