Source: rss.wn.com
Japanese consumers had reported 33 cases of cryptocurrency-related crimes in the first seven months of 2017 that would fall under fraud laws, totaling more than half a million dollars-worth of losses, according to CoinDesk.com. Reports from Nikkei and The Yomiuri Shimbun said that the National Policy Agency (NPA) reported around ¥76.5 million ($710,848) in fraud-related thefts between January and July, the pace of which is advancing compared to 2016.The cryptocurrency market has been rising steadily this year around the world but that also means the crime related with the method has been rising as well with ¥17.3 million reported stolen in July alone. The cases involved cryptocurrencies...

Click to here read the full article