VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BIGG Digital Assets Inc. (“BIGG” or the “Company”)(CSE: BIGG; OTCQB: BBKCF; WKN: A2PS9W), owner of Blockchain Technology Group Inc. (“BTGI”)(Blockchaingroup.io), today announced the refresh and relaunch of its highly successful Certified Cryptocurrency Investigator (CCI) designation program (https://www.cryptoinvestigatortraining.com/).
THE CCI program teaches students how to track, trace and investigate cryptocurrency transactions and/or crimes. Through a 5 module program, taking 8 hours of study, students learn:
- The basics of cryptocurrency – what it is and how it works
- How Dark Web marketplaces and cryptocurrencies work together
- Understand blockchain technology and how to spot illicit activity
- How crypto can be used in legitimate and illicit activities
- Real-world investigation tactics and tools to analyze crypto crimes
Once students take all 5 modules and pass the final exam they will earn the credentials of a Certified Cryptocurrency Investigator. CCI designation customers, in part, include members of the following organizations:
|Interpol||Scotiabank||Bitfinex||Ernst and Young||Citibank||The AML Shop|
|US Secret Service||Morgan Stanley||US DEA||Canada Revenue Agency||KPMG||TD Bank|
|Swiss Bank||Standard Charter||HSBC Bank||JP Morgan Chase||Bank of Montreal||Abu Dhabi Bank|
|FBI||High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA)||London Middlesex University||Hong Kong Police Force||Sygnum||BanescoUSA|
|Bank of Pakistan||Mercantile Global Holdings||Wire Card||Global Oversight||Davos Custody||Verizon|
|Anthem Forensics||CIBC||Silvergate Bank||Protiviti||RBC||Credit Swiss|
“We are pleased to be helping members of law enforcement, financial investigators and educational institutions learn about cryptocurrencies. Through our Certified Cryptocurrency Investigator course (“CCI”), we show participants how to track cryptocurrencies, as well as related investigation techniques specific to the crypto market. CCI was originally designed for US law enforcement across 48 states, and is applicable as accredited hours towards yearly educational improvement. In 2019, we adapted the CCI course content to enhance its usefulness for compliance officers. The response to the CCI designation has been excellent. It also provides tremendous exposure for our other products, QLUE and BitRank,” said Lance Morginn, president of Blockchain Intelligence Group.
Stock Option Grant
The Company announces that, pursuant to its stock option plan and subject to regulatory approval, it has granted 1,060,000 incentive stock options to directors, officers, consultants and employees at an exercise price of $0.08 per common share for a term ranging from two to five years. The options will vest over a period of 12 months. The securities represented by this grant will be subject to a four-month hold period.
On behalf of the Board,
About BIGG Digital Assets Inc.
BIGG Digital Assets Inc. (BIGG) believes the future of crypto is a safe, compliant, and regulated environment. BIGG invests in products and companies to support this vision. BIGG owns two operating companies: Blockchain Intelligence Group (blockchaingroup.io) and Netcoins (gonetcoins.com).
Blockchain Intelligence Group (BIG) has developed a Blockchain-agnostic search and analytics engine, QLUETM, enabling Law Enforcement, RegTech, Regulators and Government Agencies to visually track, trace and monitor cryptocurrency transactions at a forensic level. Our commercial product, BitRank Verified®, offers a “risk score” for cryptocurrencies, enabling RegTech, banks, ATMs, exchanges, and retailers to meet traditional regulatory/compliance requirements.
Netcoins develops brokerage and exchange software to make the purchase and sale of cryptocurrency easily accessible to the mass consumer and investor with a focus on compliance and safety. Netcoins utilizes BitRank Verified® software at the heart of its platform and enables crypto transactions via retail locations globally, a self-serve crypto brokerage portal and an Over-The-Counter (OTC) trading desk.
BIGG Investor Relations
Certain statements in this release are forward-looking statements, which include completion of the search technology software and other matters. Forward-looking statements consist of statements that are not purely historical, including any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future. Such information can generally be identified by the use of forwarding-looking wording such as “may”, “expect”, “estimate”, “anticipate”, “intend”, “believe” and “continue” or the negative thereof or similar variations. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, as there can be no assurance that the plans, intentions or expectations upon which they are based will occur. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve numerous assumptions, known and unknown risks and uncertainties, both general and specific that contribute to the possibility that the predictions, estimates, forecasts, projections and other forward-looking statements will not occur. These assumptions, risks and uncertainties include, among other things, the state of the economy in general and capital markets in particular, and other factors, many of which are beyond the control of BIGG. Forward-looking statements contained in this press release are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement. Undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking information because BIGG can give no assurance that they will prove to be correct. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from BIGG’s expectations include, consumer sentiment towards BIGG’s products and Blockchain technology generally, technology failures, competition, and failure of counterparties to perform their contractual obligations.
The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made as of the date of this press release. Except as required by law, BIGG disclaims any intention and assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Additionally, BIGG undertakes no obligation to comment on the expectations of, or statements made by, third parties in respect of the matters discussed above.
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