Crypto-hacks were the main plague in 2017 in the crypto-market. Only Australian investors have filed more than 1200 complaint connected with cryptoscam. That is why, Australian regulators require to keep a closer look at cryptocurrency and operators that work with them.
Neither the regulators nor the statistics tell which exactly operators were mentioned in the investors` claims and complaints, but judging from the number or unhappy investors, there shall be many of operators involved.
The representatives of the Australian Securities and Investment Commission though warn investors one more, that there are high-risk investments, and the investors shall understand the risk when they are investing in them. They claim as well, that some products were clearly documented as scams, so, if the investors have put their money in those products, it is their own responsibility.