Screening domains

The** Get Reports API allows users to screen addresses and URLs to verify whether they have been reported as linked to malicious activity on Chainabuse.

Submit one or more crypto URL(s) to be screened through the Get Reports API

If the domain has been reported, Chainabuse returns the relevant report(s) and specific additional risk indicators and indicators of compromises they contain - more on the indicators in the response example below.


API key to authorize requests. Enter your organization's API key in both the Username and Password fields below to authorize.

HTTP Authorization Scheme: basic



Query parametersTypeDescription
addressmandatory (for this use case)Entering a URL to be screened
Trusted contributoroptional- True: reported by a trusted contributor, based on how this Partner does detect and verifies information

- False: the reporter is not registered as a trusted contributor. Please note this does not mean their report cannot be trusted. It means we can now testify it.
Checkedoptional- True: report checked by our team of moderators, including blockchain intelligence experts

- False: report could not be verified by our team of moderators.
chainoptionalYou can leave it empty when screening a domain
categoryoptionalScam category as an optional filter
orderByDirectionoptionalIf several reports are pulled out, option to order them by the latest/oldest report.
orderByFieldoptionalOrdering reports by date if several reports are pulled out
beforeoptionalThreshold date as an optional filter
sinceoptionalStart date to use as an optional filter
pageoptionalThe maximum number of pages of reports to pull out. The maximum number of reports per page is 50. If page =1, you will pull out a maximum of 50 reports
perPageoptionalNumber of reports to display per page. The maximum number of reports per page is 50. If page =1, you will pull out a maximum of 50 reports.

Retrieved information

List of relevant reports, including the screened URL(s) and:

For each report:

  • Reported scammer's URL(s)
  • Reported scammer's addresse(s), if included
  • Scam category
  • Reported date
  • Report ID
  • Description
  • Confidence score

If reported

  • Scammer's information - such as Twitter handle, email, or other IOC.
  • Reported loss.
  • Token ID (NEW!)

The victim's personal information (such as email) is never made available for security and privacy purposes.