Tag Archives: Alexander Vinnik
- Greek court sides with Russia in BTC-e Vinnik’s extradition case
October 12, 2017
Russia has snagged the first win in the legal battle to bring Alexander Vinnik, the man accused of laundering more than $4 billion through the BTC-e digital currency exchange he allegedly operated, back home. On Wednesday, Russian news outlet Ria.ru reported that the Council of Judges in Thessaloniki has upheld...
- Russia fights Alexander Vinnik’s extradition order to US
October 9, 2017
Officials in Russia are up in arms over a Greek court’s decision to allow the extradition of suspected money launderer Alexander Vinnik to the United States. Vinnik was arrested in a beachside village in northern Greece last July on suspicions of laundering more than $4 billion through digital currency platform...
- Greek court orders Russian Bitcoin fraud suspect’s extradition to US
October 5, 2017
Alexander Vinnik, the man accused of laundering more than $4 billion through a digital currency exchange he allegedly operated, has been cleared to be extradited to the United States. On Wednesday, a Greek court cleared the way for Vinnik to be sent to the United States, where he has been...
- US jury indicts Russian behind $4B bitcoin laundering scheme
July 27, 2017
Joint U.S. and Greek authorities have arrested a Russian national who is suspected of laundering more than $4 billion through a digital currency exchange that he allegedly operated. Alexander Vinnik, 37, was indicted on Wednesday by a grand jury in the Northern District of California for operating an unlicensed money...
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September 1, 2017
New Japan law recognizes bitcoin as method of payment
March 31, 2017
Roger Ver bets $1M that Bitcoin Cash will not be ‘short-lived’
September 22, 2017