The legal saga surrounding alleged bitcoin launderer Alexander Vinnik continues to grow more complicated, as law enforcement officials in three separate countries jockey for the authorization to extradite the alleged BTC-e administrator from Greece, where is currently in local police custody. Russian state-operated news service TASS reports that French investigators questioned Vinnik on Monday inCCN
10/01/2018 / 18:26:40
The Supreme Court of Greece has reached a decision in the case regarding the extradition of Russian cryptocurrency expert Alexander Vinnik, according to his lawyer. The suspect was arrested in Greece on July 25, 2017, and since then, the U.S., France, and Russia have been disputing their right to take him into custody. Vinnik is Linked...NewsBTC.
09/06/2018 / 19:15:15
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Greece’s Supreme Court has approved the extradition of Alexander Vinnik to Russia. Some think he might also have valuable information for U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller as he investigates alleged Russian election meddling. Alexander Vinnik was once a man with two lives. He was said to be one of the people behind the BTC-e exchange. He was also the alleged mastermind behind a scheme that saw billions of dollars laundered through Bitcoin transactions. Vinnik was arrestedRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
09/05/2018 / 21:00:27
A Russian citizen accused of running a cryptocurrency exchange that helped a billion dollar money laundering operation could be in possession of valuable information that could potentially expose how a group of Russians indicted recently by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller managed to hide their money trail using bitcoin. Bloomberg reports that Alexander Vinnik, who is currently … ContinuedCCN
09/04/2018 / 23:30:38
A Russian cryptocurrency expert may be the key to unlocking a U.S. investigation over Russia’s interference with American politics. Three countries are fighting to extradite Russian crypto expert Alexander Vinnik from Greece: Russia, France, and the U.S. Vladimir Putin’s government has already threatened retaliation against Greece if he doesn’t return to his homeland. Mueller’s Russia Probe...NewsBTC.
09/04/2018 / 21:30:05
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Twelve officers of the Russian military received a charge of money laundering for attempting to use bitcoin to hide their role in influencing the 2016 U.S. presidential election. It all goes back to July 2016 when the Democratic National Committee (DNC) announced it had been hacked by two Russian hacking groups, going by the namesCCN
07/13/2018 / 23:30:51
Twelve Russian officials indicted for hacking into Democratic National Committee email accounts allegedly used cryptocurrencies, the DOJ announced.
07/13/2018 / 16:55:52
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