Muscovites angered by the exchange rate of bitcoin in the established near Kurskiy station, the “first exchange point cryptocurrency” Sarcone. In their defense, the state Duma Deputy, a member of the Just Russia party Dmitry Ionin, known as one of the most charismatic opposition parliamentarians, decided to stand up.
According to Ionin, residents of the capital, dissatisfied with the rate of purchase and sale of bitcoin offered in the exchanger, as well as with the established Commission of 15%, appealed to him. Now the people’s Deputy in the framework of the law “on the status of Deputy” is obliged to respond to the complaint and send a request to the Supervisory authorities.
“The appeal also States that the turnover of cryptocurrencies has not yet been legalized in Russia, but in this case is used as an alternative means of payment,” the Deputy says on his page in the social network.
The representative of the company “Sberbank” on public issues Alexey Ivanov already gave explanations on this matter, noting the lack of violations of the law in the actions of his company.
“At the moment, the legislation does not have rules that prohibit the use of bitcoin in various transactions. Buying and selling them, respectively, is not punishable and does not violate the Civil code. All our actions fall under CC and raze not banned. According to the legislation, we work in accordance with the norms on exchange offices”, — said the representative of the company “Sberbank”.
Did not stand aside and the press service of Sberbank, which received treatment in connection with the similarity of the name and logo of the crypto exchange point and the most popular Bank in Russia. Here declared that the Bank has no relation to “Sberbank”.