New cryptopiramides are quickly building in Russia

The Central Bank noted an increase in the number of financial pyramids issued for cryptocurrency projects,

According to the regulator, several dozen of such organizations were revealed for the first half of the year. At the same time, the average contribution of each participant is about $ 1.5 thousand, which is 2-3 times higher than in classical pyramids. Usually such projects lures investors via the network. The victims are most often the inhabitants of large cities and the central regions of the Russian Federation, as they have a higher level of income.

However, experts note that now investors have become more careful and study the startups in more detail before investing in them. First of all pay attention to the team. In addition, some projects are repeated ICO, which reduces the risk to beginner investors and allows you to familiarize yourself with the product, and not just promises.

In addition to the growth of the number of fraudsters in crypto industry, the Central Bank recorded a two-time increase in the financial sector. For the first 6 months of 2018, almost 1900 illegal credit firms were found, 208 forex companies. Only due to the actions of the latter, Russian investors lost about $ 2.4 million. Experts also note the formation of a new business on the «return of lost funds», which helps only part with accumulations.

Despite some problems of the crypton,