AtlantisFX | Only 8.1 percent of all funds sent to cryptocurrency mixers are stolen funds, as reported by the New York blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis.
Primarily used for privacy reasonsA recent chain-analysis webinar found that the majority of funds sent to cryptocurrency mixers or tumblers came from stock exchanges. This suggests that these funds are sent there primarily for privacy reasons and are not used for illegal activities.
In the webinar titled "Crypto Currency Typologies: What You Should Know About Blockchains," on August 14, a variety of crypto risk types were discussed. These include darknet markets, terrorist financing, sanctioned cryptocurrency addresses, stolen funds and fraud.