“Criminal whales” hold $25 billion in cryptocurrency

04.04.2022 21:01
by Anđelija Anđelić
1 min read

Chainalysis analysts have discovered more than 4,000 criminal whales owning more than $25 billion worth of cryptocurrencies.

The total amount of cryptocurrencies in the whales’ dirty wallets approached the $25 billion mark. Analysts found 4,068 wallets holding more than $25 billion in “dirty” cryptocurrencies.

photo: Chainanalysis

Despite this, “criminal whales” make up only 3.7% of all cryptocurrency whales. The dark web remains the largest source of dirty money.

photo: Chainanalysis


  • Anđelija Anđelić is an Italian language and lit major, and investigative journalist with a special interest in the crypto world and tech innovations. Exploring the ways our world is changing and bringing the freshest info is her passion.

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