KIEV. 21 Aug. UNN. The U.S. attorney’s office for the southern district of California announced the arrest of 21-year-old Jacob Burrell-Campos, who was accused of laundering money obtained by illegal means, reports UNN with reference to the trade publication anycoin.news.
According to the Prosecutor’s office for the southern district of California, he spent 971 bitcoin transaction in the amount of 750 thousand dollars, helping more than 900 Americans to hide illegal activity for the Commission at 5%. Serve Campos customers he bought a bitcoin for cash via transfers in the MoneyGram system and Bank transfers.
Upon arrest, the dealer was charged with a participation of at least 31 such cases in the U.S. and in 28 cases at the international level.
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In making the decision to arrest, the court took into account the high chance of escape for the accused because it has three citizenships and the lack of permanent employment in the United States. Right of Deposit granted to the Americans was not.
Of all charges against Campos charges, he faces up to five years in prison and a fine of 250 thousand dollars.
Recall that about 75% of Americans think bitcoin “sveshnikovym asset”.
Along with this, the financial services Agency of Japan proposes to delete bitcoin from the list of means of payment.
Ukraine, meanwhile, continues to decide on the issue of regulation of the market of cryptocurrencies 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.
But according to some media, the bill Fishing (No. 7183-1) and all is “written off” the Russian officials.
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”.