Latest News Of BTC-e Tag

Alexander Vinnik, still hunger striking, appeals for extradition

Business 22 March 2019

Alexander Vinnik, still hunger striking, appeals for extradition

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.

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PwC report links crypto exchange WEX to Iranian ransomware

Business 6 March 2019

PwC report links crypto exchange WEX to Iranian ransomware

WEX has been linked to funds received in connection with Iranian ransomware, in the latest example of illicit activity being linked to the crypto exchange.

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Russian commissioner for Human Rights requests extradition of Alexander Vinnik

Business 28 February 2019

Russian commissioner for Human Rights requests extradition of Alexander Vinnik

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.

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Cyprus court drops charges against BTC-e founder

Business 29 November 2018

Cyprus court drops charges against BTC-e founder

Alexander Vinnik, who allegedly founded the BTC-e cryptocurrency exchange before running off with everyone’s money, just got a brief reprieve.

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Alleged BTC-e operator goes on hunger strike to protest extradition

Business 28 November 2018

Alleged BTC-e operator goes on hunger strike to protest extradition

Alexander Vinnik, a former cryptocurrency exchange executive accused of using BTC to launder billions of dollars, is preparing to go on hunger strike.

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Crypto exchange Wex loses NZ domain over fake registration details

Business 26 November 2018

Crypto exchange Wex loses NZ domain over fake registration details

According to reports, the directors at Wex allegedly registered their internet address using fake contact details. For this reason, the New Zealand Domain Name Commission (DNC) revoked the wex.nz domain.

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Lawyer accuses Greek top court of ‘violating’ Alexander Vinnik’s rights

Business 22 November 2018

Lawyer accuses Greek top court of ‘violating’ Alexander Vinnik’s rights

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.

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Binance freezes accounts linked to crypto exchange over money laundering claims

Business 1 November 2018

Binance freezes accounts linked to crypto exchange over money laundering claims

Binance has frozen accounts belonging to another cryptocurrency exchange, Wex, after users claimed the latter was involved in money laundering activities.

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Greek top court now wants to send Alexander Vinnik to Russia

Business 5 September 2018

Greek top court now wants to send Alexander Vinnik to Russia

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.

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Russia extradition ruling complicates Alexander Vinnik’s case

Business 3 August 2018

Russia extradition ruling complicates Alexander Vinnik’s case

A new extradition ruling for alleged BTC-e operator Alexander Vinnik has introduced further complexity to the legal proceedings, casting doubt on where he will ultimately face justice for his actions.

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Greek court turns over alleged BTC-e operator Alexander Vinnik to France

Business 16 July 2018

Greek court turns over alleged BTC-e operator Alexander Vinnik to France

The French authorities have issued an arrest warrant for 39-year-old Russian national Alexander Vinnik, who they accused of "looting" illegal profits amounting to an estimated €130 million.

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Missing Mt. Gox Bitcoins linked to London-registered ‘shell’ company

Business 7 March 2018

Missing Mt. Gox Bitcoins linked to London-registered ‘shell’ company

A company registered in the UK has been linked to BTC-e, which, at one point, held 3% of the global BTC exchange volume.

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