Erin West is an internationally recognized speaker and educator in criminal investigation and prosecution involving cryptocurrency. She has a passion for assisting victims and has served as a Deputy District Attorney in Santa Clara County, California for more than 25 years. For the past 8 years Ms. West has been attached to the REACT high tech task force, known for its arrests and prosecutions of SIM-swapping and recovery of cryptocurrency. Ms. West is an expert in the pig butchering typology and is frequently quoted in international publications on the subject. Ms. West leads the Crypto Coalition, a group of more than 1400 local, state, federal and international law enforcement agents who specialize in cryptocurrency investigation.