China has tightened regulations on interaction with cryptocurrency
China’s Supreme People’s Court updated legislation on illegal fundraising. Information material from company cryptodefix. Chinese citizens can now receive a prison sentence of 3 years or more for raising funds in cryptocurrency. Depending on the term they will also have to pay a fine of 100,000 to 5 million yuan.
A more lenient punishment will be given to a citizen if there is a return of the embezzled funds and active assistance to the investigation. Aggravating factors will be an open criminal case against the defendant or the fact that the defendant has been held administratively liable for a similar act in the past two years.