Criminal Crypto Use Is Growing on the Dark Web, but That’s Just Half the Story

Chainalysis, for example, releases an annual Crypto Crime Report that outlines the use of cryptocurrency across several types of crimes like ransomware, scams, violations of broad countrywide sanctions and terrorism financing. We dove into the 2021 report, which was published in February, to figure out how much truth there was in the notion that crypto is only being used by criminals. And while these are critically important types of crime to pay attention to, we are going to zoom in specifically on dark web marketplaces.

Here’s what the numbers have to say.

Source: Criminal Crypto Use Is Growing on the Dark Web, but That’s Just Half the Story