Russia and Turkey will begin a joint fight against criminal bitcoin payments
The Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Justice of Turkey signed a new program of cooperation for two years, one of the directions of which will be the fight against the criminal use of cryptocurrencies and digital assets. This is reported by TASS.
According to the prosecutor general of the Russian Federation Igor Krasnov, the Russian side is ready to share the experience of countering information crime.
“In Russia, the relevant judicial practice has been developed, the legislation on digital assets is updated, the central bank digital ruble has been piloted,” he said.
Krasnov also mentioned the project of the universal Convention on https://gagarin.news/news/anthony-hopkins-is-interested-in-buying-collectible-nf-ts/ the use of high technologies for criminal purposes submitted last year to the UN Special Committee.
“The Russian approach to the document involves the criminalization of the widest circle of acts in this area, since such technologies are widely used to promote extremist views and attempts to influence political regimes,” added the prosecutor general of the Russian Federation.
In his opinion, Western countries “reduce the understanding of cybercrime only to a narrow circle of computer crimes”, which “does not reflect the essence of the problem”.
Recall that in August 2021, the Prosecutor Generals of the Russian Federation and Beliza signed a program of joint events. It provides for the exchange of information about cybepression, including relating to the cryptocurrency market.
In April 2022, Krasnov proposed to include digital currencies in criminal legislation to investigate cases of their embezzlement and the possibility of arrest. He also supported the introduction of a digital ruble to decriminalize calculations.
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