Infographic: The Dark Side of Crypto

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The crimes being committed using blockchain technology and cryptocurrency run the gamut. SilkRoad, the original dark-web hub which was shut down in 2013, was the place to buy and sell drugs online, with over 13,000 drug listings and 1,400 vendors. Many other places have popped up to replace it, and what’s more is they offer the services of criminals far more sinister than drug dealers. Cryptocurrencies from the most popular, Bitcoin, to Monero and Zcash―the more anonymous and protected choice for criminals―are being used to put hits on people, sell weapons, and provided fraudulent false credentials, including IDs and passports…....

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Brian Wallace Brian Wallace is the Founder and President of NowSourcing, a leading infographic design agency in Louisville, KY and Cincinnati, OH which works with companies ranging from startups to Fortune 500s. Brian has been named a Google Small Business Advisor for 2016-present.