INFOGRAPHIC: The Dark Side of Crypto

Written by T.E. Wing

Crypto crime is a serious problem, and it’s bound to get worse. This infographic lists everything you need to know about the dark side of crypto.

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:

dark side of cryptography