Strong anti-money laundering laws hamper crypto-currency crime
Crypto-currency exchanges in countries with weak AML regulation receive nearly 5% of their payments directly from criminal sources, says CipherTrace.
Crypto-currency theft nears $1bn in first nine months
Theft of crypto-currencies soared to $927 million in the first nine months of the year, up nearly 250% from the level seen in 2017, says CipherTrace.
ICO regulation calls mount after record crypto-currency heists
Authorities scramble to find ways to regulate initial coin offerings, as $761 million has already been laundered since January.