Bennett Tomlin and Cas Piancey discuss historical moments in the Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and finance spaces, mainly focusing on frauds, exchange hacks, exit scams, and other malfeasance.
Harmony Horizon Exploit, Lazarus Group, and Cryptocurrency Bridges
Bennett and Cas revisit the Harmony Horizon bridge exploit from last year, discuss why the Lazarus Group is targeting cryptocurrency so much, and go over the billion plus lost on cryptocurrency bridges over the past year.
Special thanks to ZachXBT, who uncovered the movements of Lazarus exploit funds as they were happening.
Nexo Raided, SBF Lies, and Genesis and Gemini Charged
Bennett Tomlin and Cas Piancey discuss the raid executed against Nexo, SBF's lies in his Substack, and the unregistered security charges brought against Genesis and Gemini.
Kentucky Cease and desist against Nexo
Protos On SBF's Lies
This video was streamed live on January 12th, 2022.
Cryptocurrency Banks Give Up
Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin discuss Silvergate, Signature, Metropolitan, and other cryptocurrency banks in light of their massive deposit outflows and increasing regulatory issues.
American Banker Post about Silvergate using Home Loan bank advances: https://www.americanbanker.com/news/silvergate-bank-loaded-up-on-4-3-billion-in-fhlb-advances
OCC, Federal Reserve, and FDIC statement on risks to crypto banks: https://www.fdic.gov/news/press-releases/2023/pr23002a.pdf
This video was recorded on January 12th, 2022.
Did Satoshi run a drug cartel? The Paul Le Roux Story (Feat. Evan Ratliff)
Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin are joined by Evan Ratliff to discuss Paul Le Roux, an international criminal who some believe may have been Satoshi Nakamoto. We also discuss Evan's new podcast Persona, and the similarities between the crimes of Gilbert Chikli and cryptocurrency hacks and scams.
Vanish for one month
This episode was recorded on October 18th, 2022.
Auditors, Binance, and Global Regulation
Today Bennett and Cas are recording an IN-PERSON(!!!) episode of CCC together!
We discuss auditors exiting the cryptocurrency industry en masse, what's next for Binance, and how regulators will or won't take on the new global financial industries.
Recorded on Tuesday, December 21, 2022.
The Skeptic's Guide to Skepticism
Today Bennett and Cas discuss walking the fine line between beneficial and frank skepticism and full-blown conspiracy theorist, and how sometimes the line can get a little blurry.
This episode was recorded on November 4th, before everything spiraled into an utter sh*tshow.
Highly informative. Highly unbiased. Highly critical. Highly enjoyable
Excellent measured coverage
Love both Bennett and Cas, wish they would put out more episodes
I don’t know anything about crypto and I don’t care about it, but I love this podcast. I find it engaging and entertaining even though I often don’t understand what they are talking about. Bennett and Cas are both clearly very intelligent and diligent in their research. Their dynamic is engaging, they are likable, passionate people, and their interview skills are top notch!! Listen to this podcast!!