Russian citizen Alexander Vinnik was arrested in the north of Greece after being indicted on 17 counts of money laundering by.
By Angeliki Koutantou ATHENS (Reuters) - A Russian national suspected of masterminding a money-laundering operation using bitcoin was transferred to prison in Greece.Greek police have arrested one of the central figures in the Bitcoin exchange BTC-e on suspicion of money laundering.
Greece arrests Russian suspected of running bitcoinNew reports have connected an arrest in Greece today with a bitcoin exchange long known for its secrecy.It is known in crypto-currency markets as one with the most relaxed standards for checking the identity of its users, to combat money laundering, and for not collaborating with law enforcement.
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Bitcoin fraud suspect arrested in Greece A Russian national has been arrested in Greece suspected of being member of a gang that has allegedly laundered.Alexander Vinnik, a Russian national arrested in Greece after he was indicted by a US jury for alleged Bitcoin laundering, did not realize that his skills could make.
READ ALL NEWS AND EVERYTHING ELSE ABOUT GREECE AND BITCOINS. the latest case of Bitcoin fraud to make. about Greek Police Arrest Man Who Laundered.Investigators allege BTC-e was used to launder funds from everything from drug trafficking to fraud.
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He was arrested in northern Greece on July 25 on the basis of a U.S. warrant for his arrest and.ATHENS (Reuters) - A Russian arrested in Greece on suspicion of running a money laundering operation through a bitcoin platform is 38 year old Alexander Vinnik.
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Police sources identified him as Alexander Vinnik, 38, who was arrested after a tip-off in a small beachside village in northern Greece on a U.S. warrant. Police said the United States would seek to extradite him.All Business Agriculture Banking Energy Media Real Estate Shipping Technology Crime economy Education Health Immigration Politics Society Charity Church Community Environment folklore Human Rights Labor Military Science Tourism.Unlike traditional currencies such as dollars, bitcoins are issued and.
Alexander Vinnik (center) is escorted by plain-clothes police officers to a court in Thessaloniki, Greece, July 26, 2017.The indictment further alleges that proceeds from well-known hacks and thefts from bitcoin exchanges.Alexander Vinnik, of Russia, was accused of being the mastermind behind a black market Bitcoin exchange, which helped launder billions of dollars.