Ukraine News and Articles


Milton group fraud Jacob Keselman

Fraudsters "crypto-traders" stole $70 million from retirees

by

A scam group based in Kyiv in 2019 lured out about $70 million under the guise of investing in cryptocurrencies and stocks. Its victims were thousands of people from more than 50 countries. It is reported by The Guardian, as well as the Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter, citing an anonymous...

Ukraine mining judicial administration

Ukrainian faces up 6 years in prison for mining at workplace

by

Kyiv law enforcers completed a pre-trial investigation into the illegal use of official equipment of the judicial administration for the extraction of cryptocurrencies. This was reported by the prosecutor's office in Kyiv. An official holding one of the leading posts in the Informational Judicial...

phishing cryptocurrency Ukraine

Ukraine: hackers stole cryptocurrency with phishing software

by

During a special operation in the Odessa region, two men were detained suspected of developing malicious software to steal cryptocurrency. This was reported by the press service of the local cyber police. The program created by hackers used a phishing mechanism. At the time of the transaction, it...

Ukraine blockchain

Ukraine created a blockchain based on domestic cryptography

by

Ukraine has developed a software package for the basic blockchain system using domestic cryptography with high post-quantum strength. This is said in the press service of the Information Protection department. The technology can be used to conduct various polls, create a national cryptocurrency,...

Ukraine hidden mining

Student faces 5 years in prison for hidden mining

by

Ukrainian cyber police detained a 20-year-old student from Odesa on suspicion of hidden crypto mining. This was reported on the official website of the department. “Having received a technical education, the young man used the acquired knowledge to commit illegal actions. As a member of hacker...

Verkhovna Rada

Crypto payments are now legal in Ukraine

by

Officials in Ukraine have confirmed a new statute that approves activities with crypto as the country makes attempts to matching a stringent agreement to global anti-money laundering criteria. Members of Verkhovna Rada have approved legalization that includes global AML's most beneficial methods...

Ukraine FATF crypto

Ukraine adopted FATF rules for crypto market regulation

by

The deputies of the Verkhovna Rada adopted in the 1st reading a draft law on the implementation of FATF standards to combat money laundering and the financing of terrorism while regulating the crypto market. This was announced by the chairman of the deputy association Blockchain4Ukraine, People's...

police Ukraine bitcoin

Ukrainian cyber policemen are suspected of stealing bitcoins

by

Four Kharkiv cyber police officers are suspected of stealing bitcoins after a search. Law enforcers allegedly transferred cryptocurrency from a wallet to a mobile device after it was withdrawn. The court decided to provide access to the data of mobile operators to clarify the circumstances. In...

Ukraine: propose to legalize mining and create crypto valley

Ukraine: propose to legalize mining and create crypto valley

by

On Monday, October 7, a meeting was held on the regulation of the crypto and blockchain industry in Ukraine. Representatives of the Ministry of Digital Transformation, the Verkhovna Rada, the Office of Effective Regulation (BRDO), as well as relevant associations and businesses participated in it....

mining in Ukraine

Mining on judicial administration's servers of Ukraine

by

The deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of the IX convocation from the party "Servant of the People" Alexander Dubinsky intends to ensure the resumption of the criminal case on the fact of mining on the servers of the judicial administration of Ukraine. The politician wrote about this on his...

SpetsHash seeking ASIC miners' custom clearance

The Ukrainian company has been seeking ASIC miners' custom clearance for a year and a half: durin...

by

The Kyiv-registered company "СпецХеш" (SpetsHash) won a trial at the local customs, which more than tripled the VAT on the clearance of four ASIC miners. This reports the Youtube channel BlockchainTalk. In April 2018, SpetsHash bought four Antminer S9 devices at a price of $350...

See all cryptocurrency and blockchain news and articles on "Ukraine"