Crypto Theft Hits Nearly $1B USD In First Three Quarters Of 2018 – Report

Crime, News | October 12, 2018 By:

Cryptocurrency theft through hacking of exchanges soared to $927 million in the first nine months of 2018, according to a report by crypto intelligence firm CipherTrace.

The report, titled “Cryptocurrency Anti-Money Laundering 2018 Q3,” revealed that theft of cryptocurrencies at exchange and platform layers continued to represent a major problem in the third quarter of the year.