2021 Crypto Crime Report

2020 was an incredible year for cryptocurrency. Despite the devastation wrought by the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic, Bitcoin has shattered its previous price records, largely driven by the increased demand from institutional investors that many in the cryptocurrency community have long speculated would drive the asset to new heights.

However, cryptocurrency remains appealing for criminals, primarily due to its pseudonymous nature and the ease with which it allows users to instantly send funds anywhere in the world, despite its transparent and traceable design.

The Chainalysis 2021 Crypto Crime Report has everything you need to understand the latest trends. Inside, you’ll find original research and case studies on how cybercriminals are using cryptocurrency today, including:

  • The Covid pandemic’s effects on darknet markets and scams
  • How cybercriminals are using emerging technologies like DeFi to launder illicit funds
  • Why ransomware was off the charts in 2020
  • And more!

Whether you’re a law enforcement investigator, regulator, national security professional, or just a cryptocurrency enthusiast, you won’t want to miss this.

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