CipherTrace, a blockchain security company, announced today that its CEO, Dave Jevans, has been certified by a Canadian criminal court as an expert witness. Jevans testified against Matthew Phan, a drug dealer convicted for trafficking in drugs and weapons on the dark web. First Certified Bitcoin Witness Phan’s 2018 arrest and the subsequent seizure of his Bitcoin wallet was a first for Canada, and Jevans’ certification as an expert witness is a first for the Canadian court system. One of the lawyers for the prosecution said: “I would have loved to have access to a tool such as CipherTrace when

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