Can I find the Originator of the BitCoin address?

Bitcoin Questions and AnswersCategory: QuestionsCan I find the Originator of the BitCoin address?
TIM VALUR COTT asked 3 months ago


is the address I have. I bought 0.095951 BTC through and do not have the address of the website(s) I visited before. Normally, I would look through my internet history but this is also a new computer and my old one has been “scrapped for parts.”

1 Answers
Steven Hay answered 3 months ago

Hi Tim,
So it seems these addresses are the most likely to yield results as they have the most number of total transactions are therefore perhaps known exchange addresses:
Sometimes will tag known exchange addresses but I saw no such tags. I don’t know how to go about finding out who owns these addresses. It might be possible but it requires some sophisticated blockchain forensics.

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