Another Scam Bitcoin: this time in India
KIEV. 23 Nov. UNN. Law enforcement officers of the Indian city of Chandigarh detained a group of people suspected of fraud with Bitcoin. This writes cointelegraph.com, reports UNN.
We are talking about a group of four.
“Law enforcement officers believe that they have cheated thousands of investors who gave them 100 million rupees (1.4 million dollars)”, – writes the edition.
It is reported that the defendants created the company “Gain Bitcoin”, setting token GainBitcoin during conferences and seminars. The suspects were able to obtain funds from 8 thousand investors throughout the state. According to investigators, ICO project, the company was a fake, the money the fraudsters have appropriated.
The indictment against the defendants in the case will be considered on 4 December. The case materials consist of 1.8 thousand pages and include 18 complaints and the testimony of 27 witnesses.
Also, to it is attached the decision of the Reserve Bank of India that Bitcoin is not recognized as legal tender.
Recall that many countries fear the legalization of cryptocurrency.
Earlier UNN reported that in America, bitcoin is considered “sveshnikovym asset”.
Ukraine, meanwhile, continues to be defined in the regulation of cryptocurrency market from the point of view of the legislation.
Registered in the Parliament several draft laws on the legalization of digital money, and recently it was decided to combine them into a single document.
The author of one of the bills about cryptocurrency is the MP from the RPL Serhiy Rybalka (last year he was fired from the post of Chairman of the Finance Committee BP). His paper, however, experts of the Bitcoin Foundation called senseless and populist.
Moreover, the co-author of the bill about bitcoin Fishing made a citizen’s wife Anastasia Bayborodina. And this act colleagues of the radical party called at least “unethical”.