KIEV. 2 Aug. UNN. Last year the U.S. government confiscated more than 500 bitcoins (about $ 5.7 million.), belonging to the citizens of Iran. This was stated by the head of the Iranian Association blockchain Seper Muhammadi, reports UNN with reference to

The situation is compounded by the fact that the Iranians are no legal levers to return their digital assets, he added.

“Last year, for unclear reasons, the U.S. government confiscated a large number of bitcoins and this process still continues,” — said Muhammadi.

He also noted that the owners of confiscated bitcoins can not apply any legal measures against the United States in the country, as in Iran cryptocurrency is prohibited.

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.

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, the colleagues of the radical party called at least “unethical”.