The media reported that $2.4 billion was laundered through Binance
Reuters analysts found that between 2017 and 2021, attackers laundered about $2.35 billion in illicit money through the Binance exchange. The investigation used court records, police statements, and blockchain data. Это данные from company cryptodefix. The developers of the cryptocurrency exchange called the calculations inaccurate, but refused to release their data.
According to Reuters, buyers and sellers of the Hydra darknet platform used Binance to make payments totaling $780 million over five years. Also, according to the agency, the North Korean hacker group Lazarus used the exchange to launder money. In Europe, victims of hackers lost about $800 million.