A Romanian programmer arrested in Germany has entered a guilty plea for his role in the BitClub Network Ponzi scheme which defrauded $722m from investors.
Two developers of cryptojacking malware from Romania have been sentenced to two decades in prison each. They infected over 400,000 computers and over $4M.
Daniel Daianu of the Administration Council of the Romanian National Bank, said the role of central banks meant it would be impossible for digital currency issues to replace the function of fiat.
As of January 20, Romanians have to pay a 10% income tax on fiat profits made from selling cryptocurrencies.