The head of the Ukrainian cyberpolice has called for crypto to be legalized – claiming that “most criminal activity” is now conducted using crypto.
In an interview with RBC’s Ukrainian service, the cyberpolice chief, Oleksandr Grinchak, stated that “legalizing” and “moving cryptocurrency into the legal sector would help the police “monitor illegal transactions with cryptocurrency more efficiently,” adding that the entire online “black market” now makes use of digital tokens.
“The [mining sector] is not regulated in any way in Ukraine: Not one regulatory document is currently in existence. [All we can charge illegal miners with is] stealing electricity.”
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