Two Ukrainians Face 6 Years In Jail For Illegal Exchange Transactions

Cyber police officers in the Khmelnytsky region arrested two men who are suspected of creating a crypto-exchanger without a license.

Police version

From the information provided by law enforcement agencies, the suspects illegally converted digital and some electronic currencies prohibited on the territory of Ukraine. There were two men, citizens of Ukraine, 35 and 45 years old.

Arrest and raid

During the raid, cyber police officers found material evidence of the suspects' illegal activities:

  • accounts in electronic payment systems;
  • bank accounts;
  • crypto addresses.

What waits for the criminals?

A criminal case was opened, if the guilt of the suspects is proven, they face punishment in the form of imprisonment for up to 6 years.