Russian accused of money laundering and running $4B bitcoin exchange extradited to US

7 days ago
KingData News: BTC-e operator Alexander Vinnik has been extradited to the U.S. from Greece, according to Vinnik's French lawyer Frederic Belot. Alexander Vinnik, who is in his early 40s, is accused of operating a cryptocurrency exchange known as BTC-e that allegedly did business with ransomware gangs, drug dealers and identity thieves, according to the Justice Department.
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