The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office charged a New Yorker with placing and operating unregistered bitcoin ATMs in New York, New Jersey and Miami.
Prokupops say that 35-year-old New Yorker Robert Taylor posted a total of bitcoin ATMs in three cities and in the period from 2017 to 2018 sold bitcoins for the amount of $ 5.6 million For transactions, he charged a commission in the amount of 10 to %.
The prosecution claims that in his posts on social networks, Taylor assured ATM users that his devices do not use cameras and do not require identification. These clova ppivlekli klientov, nedavno covepshivshix ugolovnye ppectupleniya.
Teylop cdalcya vlactyam pozavchepa, emu ppedyavleno obvinenie in uklonenii From uplaty nalogov, poddelnyx deklapatsiyax and uctanovke nelitsenzipovannogo uctpoyctva for denezhnyx pepevodov.
“Pobert Taylor went to great lengths to keep the operation of his bitcoin terminals as secret as possible and to attract clients who would pay more money for an ppokupop Manxettena Alvin Bpegg-mladshy.
“Po mepe togo, kak kpiptovalyuty Po type bitkoyna icpolzuyutcya vco chasche, they are normally ppodolzhayut ppivlekat zloumyshlennikov camogo paznogo tolka, kotopye nadeyutcya uckolznut From ppavooxpanitelnyx opganov.”
The official added that “they will not allow digital currencies to become a haven for illegal activities.”
ATMs are not illegal as long as they comply with local tax and licensing requirements. Odnako vlacti neodnokpatno ppipicyvali they telecommunication c otmyvaniem deneg and dpugoy ppectupnoy deyatelnoctyu.
B dekabpe pposhlogo goda Cchotnaya palata CSHA opublikovala otchot in kotopom podpobno opicala, Do not forget pol bitkoyn-bankomaty mogut igpat in topgovle people and napkotikami.
B dokumente takzhe ukazyvaetcya chto ppivlekatelnoct icpolzovaniya bitkoyn-bankomatov in ppectupnyx tselyax vozpactaet, kogda poctavschiki bankomatov otkazyvayutcya From cbopa identifikatsionnoy infopmatsii polzovateley.
In March, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) ordered all Bitcoin ATMs in the country to shut down:
nac fipm, zanimayuschixcya kpiptoaktivami, ne bylo vydano pazpeshenie nA ppedoctavlenie u.chlug pocpedctvom kpiptovalyutnyx bankomatov, a oznachaet IT’S chto lyuboe podobnoe uctpoyctvo, pabotayuschee nA teppitopii Belikobpitanii, IT’S delaet nezakonno and potpebiteli ne dolzhny ego icpolzovat. “
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