Thanks to all the Chinese cryptocurrency pyramids
In the first five months of 2020, fraudsters steal $ 1.36 billion worth of crypto assets. This is evident from the report of the analytical company Ciphertrace.
According to experts, in the case of cryptocurrency fraud, 2020 may take second place in terms of anti-record 2019 ($ 4.5 billion stolen cryptocurrency) and overtake 2018 ($ 1.7 billion). According to the forecast, 2020 will not progress beyond the previous year due to an increase in the regulation of the industry.
The preliminary results of 20202 are mainly related to the Chinese cryptocurrency pyramid WoToken, the organizer of which appeared in court in May of this year. The suspects were charged with organizing a multi-level marketing scheme, concealing information about criminal proceeds and disseminating false information. During the work, Watokan was able to attract more than 715 thousand investors and amass more than 1 billion dollars in various cryptocurrencies.
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Earlier, we wrote that the Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck announced a data leak as a result of a hacker attack – the network obtained email addresses and other personal information of users, including names, registered addresses, dates of birth, phone numbers, and users. Selfie to identify. In total, hacking affected about 200 customers who contacted via email from 31 May to 1 June.
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