Criminals stole about $1.6bn in cryptocurrency last year

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Criminals stole about $1.6bn in cryptocurrency last year

As US Justice dept launches price manipulation probe.

Criminals are estimated to have stolen about US$1.2 bn ($1.58bn) in cryptocurrencies since the beginning of 2017. The estimates are from the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), a non-profit group that released cryptocurrency research containing both reported and unreported theft. "One ...

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