Let's consider the data as of 10/05/2023. The market capitalization of cryptocurrencies has exceeded $1 trillion
, according to Coinmarketcap
, and according to Triple-A
, there are more than 420 million registered owners of crypto addresses
However, cryptocurrencies attract not only law-abiding users. They become a tool for laundering criminal proceeds
. Over the past 6 years, $59.6 billion has passed through cybercriminal wallets, according to data from AML crypto
. The real number is probably even higher.In this case, regulatory policy measures are being strengthened.
In different countries, different approaches are taken to cryptocurrencies: in some places it is considered a means of payment (for example, in El Salvador and Malta), in others it is considered property (in Russia, Singapore), and in some countries it is generally prohibited (in Moldova, China).