According to Alexander Vinnik’s lawyer Timofei Musatov, Mr. Vinnik has been transferred from Saloniki to Athens due to the forthcoming court session in Greece’s court of justice scheduled on November 15th.
The council of judges in Saloniki has ruled on October 11th that Russian national Alexander Vinnik suspected of fraud has to be extradited to Russia. This grants the request from Russia’s general prosecutor.
The judges council in Saloniki, Greece, has granted the U.S. request to extradite Russian national Alexander Vinnik, the prime suspect in the money laundering case involving cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e.
BTC-e operators have made an announcement confirming the platform is preparing for re-launch.
Representatives for BTC-e have published аn updated plan for investor repayment in the wake of the platform’s closure by the U.S. law enforcement last month.
Representatives for the trouble-plagued cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e have published a roadmap that describes settlement of its debts.
A Bitcontalk forum account associated with the operators of the BTC-e digital currency exchange has posted new statements claiming its a week-long downtime was due to “FBI agents entering its data center.”
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.