Cryptocurrency in transnational offenses: criminal and civil legal aspects

Keywords: cryptocurrency, mining, legislative regulation, cryptocrime, transnational crime.

Abstract

The emergence of digital technologies contributed to the emergence and rapid development of digital commerce, and at the same time, the number of electronic payments, the use of digital and virtual currencies increased. The article presents an analysis of the legal nature of such a financial instrument as cryptocurrency, characterizes the distinctive features, highlights the advantages and disadvantages. The purpose of the work is to consider the regulatory legal position of cryptocurrency in the modern world, to highlight the legal practice in cases of the circulation of cryptocurrency, to study the role of cryptocurrency in transnational offenses, to explore possible options for combating cybercrime, which is carried out using the use of cryptocurrency. The methodology of the work is represented by a set of methods and techniques, operations that are used to study the topic and achieve the set goal, namely: hermeneutic, historical, extrapolation, comparative-legal, comparison and generalization, analysis, synthesis, deduction. Results of the work: in today's reality there is no unified international legal regulation of cryptocurrency, which complicates the prevention and fight against transnational offenses, the means or subject of which are cryptocurrencies and mining.

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Author Biographies

Anatolii Prytula, International Humanitarian University, Ukraine.

Doctor of Science of Law, Professor, International Humanitarian University, Ukraine.

Vasyl Lutsyk, National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption, Ukraine.

Ph.D., Associate Professor, Head of the Department for the Protection of Whistleblowers and Corruption Reporting of the Department for the Prevention and Detection of Corruption, National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption, Ukraine.

Aryna Sviatoshniuk, Odessa I. I. Mechnikov National University ", Ukraine.

Ph.D., Associate Professor of the Department of Civil Law Disciplines of the Economics and Law Faculty of Odessa I. I. Mechnikov National University ", Ukraine.

Olena Тkalia, Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University, Ukraine.

Ph.D., Associate Professor of the Department of Сonstitutional and administrative law and process of the Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University, Ukraine.

Kateryna Kalachenkova, Vasyl' Stus Donetsk National University, Ukraine.

Ph.D., Associate Professor of the Department of Economic and Administrative Law, Vasyl' Stus Donetsk National University, Ukraine.

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Published
2021-11-25
How to Cite
Prytula, A., Lutsyk, V., Sviatoshniuk, A., ТkaliaO., & Kalachenkova, K. (2021). Cryptocurrency in transnational offenses: criminal and civil legal aspects. Amazonia Investiga, 10(46), 209-216. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2021.46.10.21
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