The Institute of security and analysis of information develop a tool to identify illicit activity, including with use of cryptocurrencies, by order of the Federal financial monitoring service.

Monitoring data and new developments the service provider will be included in a specially designed Single information system of the Federal service for financial monitoring (UIS). The system also will store information about suspected financial fraud, and to identify any connection between the scammers. The tasks of the contractor shall also include the protection of stored in the EIS information.

According to the document, by the end of 2018 in the EIS should be a mechanism to receive and process information about cryptocurrency transactions. It is noted that the count of EIS “Bank account” (containing information about possible participants in criminal activities) will be added to the tab “cryptocurrency” in addition to the Bank account number, card, phone, and e-wallet “helper” case.

The contractor shall execute the order until 31 December 2018.

The main purpose of the contract is to help the Federal financial monitoring service in combating money laundering, terrorism and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. The contract price amounted to 195,5 million.

Earlier it became known that the Ministry of internal Affairs of the Russian Federation considers possibility of introduction of criminal liability for illegal circulation of cryptocurrency.

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