From the ‘Cryptoqueen’ who scammed the world to China’s $4.1 billion ‘Ponzi bandits’, here’s a look at the most notorious heists that hit the world of crypto.
Crypto crime has seen billions of dollars worth of cash scooped up by hackers and scams – and for many, there is no way to get it back.
North Korean hackers, a pair of “billionaire” brothers and an infamous scammer known as the “Cryptoqueen” are behind some of the most notorious heists and thefts which have hit the burgeoning world of crypto.
Financial experts always urge users to invest wisely and safely should they decide to get involved in the often tumultuous world of the booming electronic cash.
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And with the currencies’ values rocketing over the last few years, hackers and fraudsters are believed to be more active to exploit the boom.
Atlas VPN estimates some $US10 million ($A14 million) in crypto is stolen every single day – and the crypto crime industry is worth billions.
The Sun Online can reveal these are some of the biggest and most extraordinary Bitcoin and crypto heists of all time.
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