How did crypto go mainstream?

Marketed as a new way to pay, a step into an exciting future, or a way of taking back control against governments and financial institutions - cryptocurrency has become a rapid growth market for societies across the world.

But how have we got here? In this Which? Investigation we discover how despite social media being awash with celebrities endorsing these new digital currencies, they’re anything but a safe and stable investment.

Read our https://www.which.co.uk/money/investing/types-of-investment/what-is-bitcoin-cryptocurrencies-explained-al8xl8z8469d (cryptocurrency explained) article to find out more or https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/reporting-fraud-and-cyber-crime (report suspected fraud activity to Action Fraud).