Greek Court Approves US Extradition of BTC-e Operator In $4 Billion Money Laundering Case

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) A Greek court has approved the U.S. extradition of a 38-year-old Russian national accused of laundering more than $4 billion in bitcoin for culprits involved in hacking attacks, tax fraud and drug trafficking with the help of the now-defunct BTC-e exchange.

Alexander Vinnik, an alleged operator of BTC-e—a digital currency exchange service that has been in operation since 2011 but seized by

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