About $1.2 billion in cryptocurrency stolen since 2017 – cybercrime group

Criminals have stolen about $1.2 billion in cryptocurrencies since the beginning of 2017, as bitcoin’s popularity and the emergence of more than 1,500 digital tokens have put the spotlight on the unregulated sector, according to estimates from the Anti-Phishing Working Group released on Thursday.

The estimates were part of the non-profit group’s research on cryptocurrency and include reported and unreported theft.
https://in.reuters.com/article/crypto-currency-crime/about-1-2-billion-in-cryptocurrency-stolen-since-2017-cybercrime-group-idINKCN1IP2QF
https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-crypto-currency-crime/about-1-2-billion-in-cryptocurrency-stolen-since-2017-cybercrime-group-idUKKCN1IP2LU

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