Ali al-Qasi Mehr, Tehran’s prosecutor, described the issue of digital currencies as an economic and social challenge in a meeting attended by members of the parliament’s economic commission.
According to Arzdigital, and quoting Fars News Agency, Al-Qasi Mehr, Tehran’s Public Prosecutor and Revolutionary Guard, said in a meeting with members of the Economic Commission of the Islamic Consultative Assembly and the head of the judiciary this evening that one of the current economic and social challenges is the country’s currency. :
Unfortunately, in a situation where hundreds of money changers are buying and selling foreign currency virtually, the lack of sufficient information of users and also the lack of transparency of actions have led to crimes such as money laundering in this context.
He said that a large number of clients in Tehran’s courts are currently involved in the issue of cryptocurrencies, and called for the appointment of a special official in the government to manage this sector, as well as the adoption of new laws by parliament to prevent similar crimes in the future.
Poorabrahimi, the head of the Economic Commission of the Islamic Consultative Assembly, in another part of the meeting, referring to the importance of the issue of cryptocurrencies, said:
A draft law on the subject of cryptocurrencies is on the agenda of the parliament’s economic commission.