Alexander Vinnik is accused of laundering billions of dollars via BTC-e exchange since 2011.
Russia has requested the home detention of alleged fraudster Alexander Vinnik amid concerns over COVID-19.
The Russian Bitcoin scammer was extradited to France this week and faces charges of extortion and money laundering.
Trustee Nobuaki Kobayashi has asked the U.S. justice department to provide more details on its investigation into Alexander Vinnik, which ultimately led to BTC-e’s closure.
Alexander Vinnik and his company face serious charges, and he could spend the next 55 years in prison.
Vinnik is seeking the extradition to his homeland of Russia for humanitarian reasons. Vinnik has filed for the extradition in a court in Piraeus, a port city in Attica, Greece.
Tatyana Moskalkova, The Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation, sent a letter to Michalis Kalogir, the Minister of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights of Greece, requesting to extradite alleged crypto fraudster Alexander Vinnik to Russia.
Alexander Vinnik, who allegedly founded the BTC-e cryptocurrency exchange before running off with everyone’s money, just got a brief reprieve.
Alexander Vinnik, a former cryptocurrency exchange executive accused of using BTC to launder billions of dollars, is preparing to go on hunger strike.
The Supreme Court in Greece has been accused of violating the rights of Russian national Alexander Vinnik, the alleged owner of the disgraced crypto trading platform BTC-e.
The highest tribunal in Greece has ruled that Alexander Vinnik, the alleged owner of the disgraced crypto trading platform BTC-e, is to be extradited to Russia.