According to the Ministry of justice of South Korea, crimes related to the crypto-currency to the detriment of the country to the amount of 2,69 billion won (~ $2.28 billion) in the period from July 2017 to June 2019.

According to the report of July 21, published by the local English-language media The Korea Herald, over the past 2 years 132 crypto-criminals were charged and detained, with 288 people have not yet been identified.

The publication also says that the lack of clear rules regulating the cryptocurrency industry has led to a growing number of crimes related to digital assets, despite the order of the Minister of justice Park sang-Kim stringent measures against criminals operating in this industry.

Recall, Busan, the second largest population city in South Korea after Seoul, is considering launching a local currency.

A message to South Korea: July 2017 was stolen crypts at $ 2.28 billion appeared first on