Tag: btc-e

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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The Mt. Gox Plot Thickens, Courtesy of Always Efficient LLP

It has been a while since we last saw any interesting developments involving the Mt. Gox exchange. New research shows an unknown London-based firm was involved in laundering the stolen 650,000 BTC from this now-defunct exchange. That is a pretty intriguing discovery, although it remains to be seen how the situation will evolve. The Mt. Gox Plot Continues to Thicken It is evident Mt. Gox will always remain an integral part …
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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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