Coupon on blockchain. Holders of cryptocurrency will be identified in Russia

Users must obtain a special permit in order to be able to work with digital money, for violation of these rules may face a prison term of up to 15 years
To control the laundering of income, users will be required to undergo a special identification, after which they will receive the right to use cryptocurrency. The relevant amendments will be made to the bill “On digital financial assets” by the second reading in the State Duma, said the chairman of the financial market committee Anatoly Aksakov, Izvestia writes.
Any cryptocurrency instrument will have to be tested for compliance with the requirements of Russian legislation. Users will receive permission to be able to transfer funds from accounts in Russian banks into digital money. At the moment, the specific mechanism of the procedure and the authorized body are unknown.

The draft law regulating the new type of assets will be connected with the current anti-laundering legislation. Up to 15 years in prison can be violated for its violation, and conducting transactions with unregistered users can be a sign of illegal schemes.
“Private cryptotools that do not comply with Russian legislation will become illegal. The check will resemble the listing of securities on traditional exchanges – but in a simplified and inexpensive way. ”


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