Bitcoin
Bitcoin (BTC)
$56,751.00 3.91422
Bitcoin price
Ethereum
Ethereum (ETH)
$3,246.24 1.90225
Ethereum price
BNB
BNB (BNB)
$395.53 -1.50809
BNB price
Solana
Solana (SOL)
$108.76 0.17784
Solana price
XRP
XRP (XRP)
$0.5813200 5.53675
XRP price
Shiba Inu
Shiba Inu (SHIB)
$0.0000109 8.82743
Shiba Inu price
Pepe
Pepe (PEPE)
$0.0000026 43.35304
Pepe price
El Hippo
El Hippo (HIPP)
$0.0000000054750 -2.25953
El Hippo price
Bonk
Bonk (BONK)
$0.0000146 8.83274
Bonk price
Bitcoin
Bitcoin (BTC)
$56,751.00 3.91422
Bitcoin price
Ethereum
Ethereum (ETH)
$3,246.24 1.90225
Ethereum price
BNB
BNB (BNB)
$395.53 -1.50809
BNB price
Solana
Solana (SOL)
$108.76 0.17784
Solana price
XRP
XRP (XRP)
$0.5813200 5.53675
XRP price
Shiba Inu
Shiba Inu (SHIB)
$0.0000109 8.82743
Shiba Inu price
Pepe
Pepe (PEPE)
$0.0000026 43.35304
Pepe price
El Hippo
El Hippo (HIPP)
$0.0000000054750 -2.25953
El Hippo price
Bonk
Bonk (BONK)
$0.0000146 8.83274
Bonk price
Bitcoin
Bitcoin (BTC)
$56,751.00 3.91422
Bitcoin price
Ethereum
Ethereum (ETH)
$3,246.24 1.90225
Ethereum price
BNB
BNB (BNB)
$395.53 -1.50809
BNB price
Solana
Solana (SOL)
$108.76 0.17784
Solana price
XRP
XRP (XRP)
$0.5813200 5.53675
XRP price
Shiba Inu
Shiba Inu (SHIB)
$0.0000109 8.82743
Shiba Inu price
Pepe
Pepe (PEPE)
$0.0000026 43.35304
Pepe price
El Hippo
El Hippo (HIPP)
$0.0000000054750 -2.25953
El Hippo price
Bonk
Bonk (BONK)
$0.0000146 8.83274
Bonk price
Bitcoin
Bitcoin (BTC)
$56,751.00 3.91422
Bitcoin price
Ethereum
Ethereum (ETH)
$3,246.24 1.90225
Ethereum price
BNB
BNB (BNB)
$395.53 -1.50809
BNB price
Solana
Solana (SOL)
$108.76 0.17784
Solana price
XRP
XRP (XRP)
$0.5813200 5.53675
XRP price
Shiba Inu
Shiba Inu (SHIB)
$0.0000109 8.82743
Shiba Inu price
Pepe
Pepe (PEPE)
$0.0000026 43.35304
Pepe price
El Hippo
El Hippo (HIPP)
$0.0000000054750 -2.25953
El Hippo price
Bonk
Bonk (BONK)
$0.0000146 8.83274
Bonk price

Ukraine seizes $1.5m in crypto from former official

ukraine-seizes-1-5m-in-crypto-from-former-official
Edited by
News
Ukraine seizes $1.5m in crypto from former official

The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine has seized crypto assets worth $1.5 million from Yury Shchigol, ex-chief of the Special Communications Service.

Shchigol, along with his deputy Victor Zhor, is accused of misappropriating approximately $1.8 million in government funds. The pair’s alleged scheme involved the Special Communications Service—responsible for inter-governmental communications—overpaying for software and services from two unnamed firms.

These purchases, intentionally made without open auction to evade transparency, resulted in the government paying 285 million hryvnias — around $7.8 million — for services that cost significantly less, totaling 223 million hryvnias, or $6.1 million. The difference, its claimed, was pocketed by Shchigol and Zhor.

The assets seized from Shchigol include 6.9 BTC, 1.2 million USDT and 331 TRX. Zhor has also been arrested, as reported by Ukrainian news agency RBC.

This incident is reflective of a broader trend among Ukrainian officials’ engagement with cryptocurrency. In 2021, various civil servants disclosed holdings of 46,351 Bitcoin, valued then at $2.7 billion. Notably, a 19-year-old local politician, also the son of two national parliament members, reported owning $24.6 million in Monero (XMR).

Follow Us on Google News