Leading cryptocurrency exchanges blocked the accounts of Russians who circumvented sanctions – RBI

Leading cryptocurrency exchanges blocked the accounts of Russians who circumvented sanctions – RBI

Some representatives of the crypto industry allowed users from Russia and Belarus to carry out anonymous cross-border currency exchange and cryptocurrency transactions contrary to the requirements of the FATF and bypassing sanctions. Now cryptocurrency exchanges have already blocked the accounts of Russians. It is reported by the State Bureau of Investigation, reports UNN.

Leading crypto-currency exchanges blocked the accounts of Russians who circumvented SBI sanctions

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“Employees of the State Bureau of Investigation established the facts of the use of cryptocurrency by Russians exchanges to circumvent sanctions imposed on the Russian Federation by the international community, ”the message says.

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The RBI found that certain representatives of the crypto industry allowed users from the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus to make anonymous cross-border foreign exchange and cryptocurrency transactions contrary to the requirements of the FATF, bypassing the sanctions.

“Among other than that, it also happened through certain Ukrainian websites. Thus, subversive activities against Ukraine were financed,” the report says.

The State Bureau of Investigation passed the relevant information to the authorized bodies of the Ukrainian authorities, which, in turn, turned to the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchanges with a request to apply appropriate restrictive measures.< /p>

“Cryptocurrency exchanges have already blocked the accounts indicated by the Ukrainian side,” the message says.