According to PECKSHIELD’s research, over the first half of 2020, more than $ 1.4 billion were conducted through cryptocurrency exchanges for money laundering.
After 12 months of collecting and analyzing data from various sources, the team identified more than 100 million transactions and about 50 million bills on the exchanges associated with the shadow sector. Their analysis showed that this year 147 thousand bitcoins associated with criminal activities were translated on the stock exchange. At the same time, part of the funds passed through mixers for complicating their tracking.
According to PECKSHIELD, most of the TCC associated with hacker attacks, darcnet, gambling and other similar directions, ished through 10 leading cryptocrium: Huobi, Binance, Okex, ZB, Gate.io, Bitmex, Luno, Haobtc, Bithum and Coinbase.
The volume of stolen funds enrolled on the exchange in the first half of 2020
In the course of the study, the team tracked the address with a high degree of risk and other digital assets. During the observation, only a small part of the «dirty» coins and tokens (for $ 1.62 billion) was introduced into black lists, and $ 15.9 billion in cryptocurrency passed through mixing services and most of them were then successfully washed.
This situation does not suit the exchanges themselves who often enjoy the criminals, so they also
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