aNewDomain — Cryptocurrencies are appealing to criminals for one big reason: They make crime easier.
For instance, because users are able hide behind a pseudonym in the form of their wallet address, identifying users is difficult. Also, cryptocurrency networks process a high amount of value transfers every single day, so it’s harder to sniff out suspicious transactions. Add in the cross border effect and, well, you can see the problem.
Check out the below infographic. It shines a big bright light on the dark side of crypto: