Does Crypto Have a Crime Problem?

Published on
August 17th, 2022
41 minutes

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Does Crypto Have a Crime Problem?

Crypto Daily Briefing ·
Featuring Mark W. Yusko, Ash Bennington and Marco Olivera

Published on: August 17th, 2022 • Duration: 41 minutes

In its mid-year update, popular blockchain data company Chainalysis reported that $1.9 billion was lost to hacks and theft through the first six months of 2022, up from $1.2 billion through the same point in 2021. But other illicit activity – scams and darknet markets – declined compared to last year. How much fear does “crypto crime” create around the digital asset economy? Is it enough to impede widespread adoption? Also, the Securities and Exchange Commission is coming after the initial coin offering from a blockchain project in 2017; so, why now? And there finally may be a solution to the recurring outages on the Solana network. In today's main segment, Marco and Ash talk about Mark Yusko’s declaration that crypto winter is over and crypto spring is here, the highlight of Ash’s recent conversation with the CEO and CIO of Morgan Creek Capital Management. Please drop your questions in the chat – we want to hear from you!