BTC-e Operator, Accused of Laundering $4 Billion, to be Extradited to France

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) In a legal extradition tug-of-war between the United States and Russia, it seems France has won the game, surprisingly.

A Greek court has ruled to extradite the Russian cybercrime suspect and the former operator of now-defunct BTC-e crypto exchange to France, instead of the United States or to his native Russia, according to multiple Russian news outlets.

Alexander Vinnik, 38, has been

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