Tag: Alexander Vinnik

BTC-E’s Alexander Vinnik Will be Extradited to France After all

It has been a while since an update on Alexander Vinnik was provided. The alleged operator of money laundering exchange BTC-E will seemingly be extradited after all. This tug-of-war between different jurisdictions has been ongoing for some time now. Bonjour, Alexander Vinnik Vinnik was originally arrested in Greece, yet Russia demanded his extradition. Not too long after, he was also on the wanted list of both the United States and …
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Trump Administration Looks to Make an Example out of BTC-E

Lawsuits have become increasingly common in the cryptocurrency world over the past few years. Given the number of scams, hacks, and shady businesses going around, that shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise. BTC-E, one of the more notorious platforms in history, is now facing a $100m lawsuit courtesy of the Trump administration.  Another Chapter in the BTC-E History Most cryptocurrency enthusiasts will be rather familiar with the BTC-E …
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Alexander Vinnik Extradition Will Not Be Barred by Greece’s Supreme Court

For those who expected the Alexander Vinnik drama to be over, another plot twist has occurred. More specifically, Greece’s Supreme Court has rejected Vinnik’s appeal that he not be extradited to the US. It is evident this Russian national will face severe penalties in the US, which will be far more severe than any punishment handed down in Greece. For now, it remains to be seen if this extradition will actually happen, as the final …
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Russian Foreign Ministry Opposes Alleged BTC-e Operator’s Extradition to US

The entire court case involving Alexander Vinnik will drag on for quite some time to come. It seems the Russian government isn’t too pleased with the Greek court which approved his extradition to the US. After all, Vinnik is a Russian citizen. His extradition to the US will cause political friction, to put it mildly. Alexander Vinnik Case Gets More Complicated No one can deny the arrest of Alexander Vinnik has caused a …
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