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Stephen Thompson

Stephen Thompson is senior technical editor at LQwD Fintech Corp. Stephen writes material for LQwD’s blog about developments in the Lightning Network and the wider Bitcoin space. Stephen has worked in the cryptocurrency industry since 2017. He was also a Bitcoin researcher and investigator at BIGG Digital Assets carrying out Bitcoin investigations with analysis of onchain and offchain information for BIGG’s clients many of which were banks and law enforcement agencies from around the world. Stephen runs a blog, Crypt0comment, which can be found on

I discuss the subject of Bitcoin as a tool for sanctions evasion in my co-written book “Trust and the Rise of Bitcoin” soon to be released on Kindle.