Cyber Security

US, Moscow seek Russian held in Greece over Bitcoin laundering

“Moscow has requested the extradition of a Russian national also wanted in the United States for laundering billions of dollars through a Bitcoin exchange he operated, a judicial source said Tuesday.

Alexander Vinnik, who headed BTC-e, an exchange he operated for the Bitcoin crypto-currency, was indicted by a US court in late July on 21 charges ranging from identity theft and facilitating drug trafficking to money laundering.”

Source: Flash – US, Moscow seek Russian held in Greece over Bitcoin laundering – France 24

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