CipherTrace report: Cryptocurrency crime surges, with losses of $ 4.4 billion by end-September

A recent report by CipherTrace, a cryptocurrency intelligence and blockchain security provider, shows that compared to last year, cryptocurrency thefts have surged in 2019 compared to last year, with more funds flowing through digital exchanges. In the first nine months of this year, the losses caused by digital currency crimes increased to US $ 4.4 billion, an increase of more than 150% from the US $ 1.7 billion in 2018.