Crypto Scams Stole $7.7B Worth Of Currency From Victims In 2021

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By Nick Dimengo Nashville (Knewz) — Thinking about getting in on the cryptocurrency craze? Outside of the extreme price volatility, another issue that investors need to be aware of are crypto scams, which continue to rise — with research showing a whopping $7.7 billion worth of crypto was stolen from victims worldwide in 2021. While crypto scams are nothing new, to see the billions stolen from people may be shocking. Per the 2022 Crypto Crime Report from Chainalysis, the $7.7 billion stolen this year represents an 81 percent increase from 2020 — which had seen a tremendous dip in crypto scams …

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