Russian National Detained in Greece Allegedly Connected to BTC-e

Alexander Vinnik, 38, was detained in Greece yesterday on the charges of laundering $4 billion with bitcoins. Local media reports that he might be connected to BTC-e, a cryptocurrency exchange used predominantly by the Russian-speaking community, that recently went offline.

LeakedSource Reveals Details About BTC-E and Bitcointalk Hacks

LeakedSource published hacked data from Btc-e and Bitcointalk. The leaks happened over the past two years and contain personal information of registered users in encrypted form. The Bitcointalk hack in question happened back in 2015 while BTC-E was hacked in October 2014. According to LeakedSource, hackers got their hands on.