According to Chainanalysis, Ponzi schemes and other scams involving cryptocurrencies took more than $4 Billion from investors in 2019. A billion more from the combined number between 2017 and 2018.

“There’s been huge growth in ones that mimic investing opportunities.”, said Kim Grauer, head of research at Chainalysis.

Scams became more sophisticated, larger in size and reach more into the mainstream victimizing naive investors.

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