BitAML’s Founder & President, Joe Ciccolo, Appointed to DCTA Board of Directors

January 18, 2023
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Meet DCTA’s newest board member!

Joe Ciccolo DCTA Headshot*Press Release issued by Digital Currency Traders Alliance (DCTA) on January 17, 2023.*

DCTA is pleased to announce that DCTA Advisory Board Member Joe Ciccolo has been appointed to its Board of Directors.

Joe is the Founder & President of BitAML, a compliance advisory firm exclusively serving the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency market. Founded in 2015, BitAML has helped hundreds of innovative clients, including bitcoin ATM operators, cryptocurrency exchanges, OTC desks, trading platforms, DeFi projects, NFT marketplaces, cryptocurrency hedge funds, and prepaid crypto cards.

Joe is a frequent speaker at cryptocurrency and compliance industry events and conducts formal training for bank executives, compliance officers, the investor community, and members of law enforcement. He also advises a growing number of traditional institutions that offer banking services to or partner with cryptocurrency companies.

Joe has worked with numerous blockchain-based businesses to develop and integrate custom-written AML, consumer protection, and cybersecurity policies and procedures designed to exceed regulatory expectations. He also conducts independent AML reviews, annual AML training, and compliance project management for high-growth potential financial institutions in the cryptocurrency space.

Joe is a member of the Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists (ACFCS) and contributed to the preparation of its Crypto Compliance Specialization. He is also a co-host of ACFCS’s quarterly crypto compliance podcast, and serves as an instructor with the organization.

Joe is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and Anti-Money Laundering Certified Associate (AMLCA). He is a graduate of Northeastern University, College of Criminal Justice.

Joe’s input on DCTA’s recommended best practices and consumer protections for the blockchain sector has been invaluable. We look forward to working with him in his new capacity.

Click here for Joe’s complete biography.

Please email DCTA at with any inquires.

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