Tag: Extradition

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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New Zealand Court Decides Kim Dotcom Must Stand Trial in the US

Things are not looking all that great for Kim Dotcom right now. His appeal to not be extradited to the United States has been denied by a New Zealand court. This means Dotcom will need to stand trial in the US and face multiple criminal charges regarding his involvement in MegaUpload. It is unclear what this will mean for his upcoming bitcoin ventures, though. Kim Dotcom To Stand Trial in …
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As the U.S. Fights to Extradite Lauri Love, British MPs Urge for Him to Stand Trial in His Home Country

The infamous Lauri Love, the hacker behind hacking into U.S. Military and NASA networks, is facing extradition for what caused millions of dollars in damage. Love was caught through communications bragging, with threats of ‘messing with the U.S. Government”. Mps have told President Obama that extradition could prove deadly for Mr. Love. The 28-year-old British man who is accused of hacking into U.S. computer networks, including the Military as well …
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