Digital Currency as a Subject of Economic Criminal Offenses




Digital Currency. Blockchain. Economic Criminal Offenses. Money Laundering. Tax Evasion.


[Purpose] The article is devoted to an essential and relevant topic. The cryptocurrency market in Ukraine, as well as in the world, has been developing quite rapidly in recent years. At the same time, the legal status of digital currency in Ukraine has not been consolidated. As a result, digital currency is often used to commit economic crimes. To counteract this act, it is vital to "legalize" cryptocurrency as a type of money and clearly define the cases when it is the subject of a criminal offense.

[Methodology/Approach/Design] The authors researched the general principles, approaches, and scientific research methods to properly develop the chosen topic used available philosophical methods and in particular legal ones.

[Findings] The ability of cryptocurrency to be an essential attribute of the development of the information society and, at the same time, the subject of economic criminal offenses.


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How to Cite

DUMCHIKOV, M.; HOROBETS, N.; HONCHARUK, V.; DEHTIAR, R. Digital Currency as a Subject of Economic Criminal Offenses. Law, State and Telecommunications Review, [S. l.], v. 14, n. 1, p. 20–30, 2022. DOI: 10.26512/lstr.v14i1.38676. Disponível em: Acesso em: 11 aug. 2022.