Latest News Of BTC-e Tag
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.