The South Korean government announced tougher measures against cryptocurrency trading in the country, and stated that it was considering closing the national bilinovich exchanges. About it reports Wall Street Journal.
In the message of the South Korean government noted that the authorities “can no longer ignore the abnormal situation with cryptocurrencies” and “unreasonably overheated” the market for cryptocurrencies.
Legislative initiatives may come into effect from the beginning of 2018 They include a ban on the use of anonymous cryptocurrency accounts, as well as depriving banks of the ability to provide settlement services for anonymous transactions with the cryptocurrency.
The South Korean government also warns that the cryptocurrency “may be vulnerable to potential fraud and hacker attacks on exchange”.
South Korea is an important market for the cryptocurrency community. The share of this country in some moments I had about 25% of global activity in the bitcoin trading.
Earlier it was reported that the victims of the Korean cryptoperthite steel 18 thousand investors.