Krasnoyarsk office of public Prosecutor announced a warning to the owner of the dealership Bentley, which put up for sale Bentley Flying Spur with the ability to purchase luxury cars for 55 bitcoins. At the time of placing the ads in terms of rubles, the price was 38 million, and now exceeds 50 million rubles.
After the discovery of the announcement of the Prosecutor of Soviet district of the city of the beginning of the test, which showed that the administration of the dealership decided to sell the car for a cryptocurrency to increase the demand.
In Prosecutor’s office reported that according to articles 140 and 317 of the Civil code monetary obligations must be expressed in legal payment means on the territory of Russia is the ruble.
«The use of cryptocurrency in the shadow economy and the withdrawal of such sums, the interest is the Federal financial monitoring service. Given that our national currency is the ruble, these transactions are outside the law,» – said the press service.
The ad required to remove, as transactions with similar amounts and use of cryptocurrency illegal.
On Wednesday morning the price of bitcoin was at $17 000. Thus, the price for Bentley totaled 936 thousand dollars, while the price of the manufacturer for that model 2017 release in the basic package is about $190 thousand