The Finance Ministry proposes to introduce criminal responsibility for the organization of calculations cryptocurrency
The Finance Ministry proposes to introduce criminal liability for organization of the calculations quasi-money in especially large size. The relevant amendments to the legislation, the Ministry plans to introduce in 2018, told reporters, Deputy Minister Alexei Moiseev on the sidelines of the state Duma.
“If you have a few roubles of the Russian Federation, you can change your bitcoins to rubles and go for rubles to buy in LavkaLavka pie. This you can do, but come at LavkaLavka and pay with bitcoins you can’t — it is a constitutional principle. Now for the violation of the constitutional principle of no punishment. What do we do now? We’ll get more details the implementation of the constitutional principle and the punishment for different degrees of violation”, — said Moiseev.
According to him, the punishment will be “mostly administrative,” but in the case of the calculations of surrogates on a significant scale may occur criminal liability.
“90 years of hi when at a systemic level were organized some monetary surrogates. Then it will be up to criminal (punishment. — RNS)”, — he noted.
Moses gave an example of criminal responsibility: “somebody will come up with some kind of cryptocurrency, which specifically will be used to replace the ruble with the purpose of tax evasion or anything of that sort, then there will be the opportunity.”
According to him, the forthcoming amendments require changes to the code of administrative offences, the law “On Central Bank” and the penal code.
“It will be next year,” he said, answering the question of how soon this bill.
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