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France Charges Alleged BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik Following Greek Extradition

French prosecutors have charged Vinnik on counts of extortion, aggravated money laundering, conspiracy and more.

Alleged BTC-e Operator Will Be Extradited to France After Greek Supreme Court Ruling

Greece's supreme administrative court found that a ruling to extradite alleged BTC-e operator Alexander Vinnik to France was lawful. Vinnik can no longer appeal the decision.

Bomb Threats Demanding Bitcoin Force Evacuations Across Russia

Someone has been sending bomb threats across Russia for a month, demanding $870,000 worth of bitcoin supposedly stolen from the defunct cryptocurrency exchange WEX.

Alleged BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik to Be Extradited to France: Reports

Alleged BTC-e exchange operator and money launderer Alexander Vinnik is finally being extradited to France, say reports.

Criminal Case Against Failed WEX Crypto Exchange Points at Russian Law Enforcement

The administrator of failed crypto exchange WEX has reportedly told Russian police that he was forced to hand over users' holdings to the FSB.

Mt Gox Trustee Asked DOJ to Share Info on Jailed BTC-e Owner Alexander Vinnik

The trustee recovering funds on behalf of Mt Gox's creditors has contacted the U.S. Department of Justice seeking information about Alexander Vinnik.

Prosecutors File Formal Complaint Against Infamous BTC-e Crypto Exchange

Prosecutors have filed a complaint against the infamous crypto exchange BTC-e calling a haven for crime.

Ex-CEO of Crypto Exchange WEX Arrested In Italy

Dmitri Vasilev, the former CEO of now-defunct crypto exchange WEX, has reportedly been arrested in Italy.

Alleged BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik Seeks Extradition to Russia

Alleged bitcoin launderer Alexander Vinnik, who is wanted by several countries, has filed in Greece for extradition to Russia.

Crypto Exchange WEX Linked to Iranian Ransomware Operators, Says PwC

Cryptocurrency exchange WEX, formerly called BTC-e, may have been used to launder illicit gains from the SamSam ransomware, according to PwC.

Data Shows Millions Leaving Crypto Wallets Tied to Long-Troubled Exchange

Binance has frozen accounts that received more than 93,000 ether (over $18.9 million) from wallets indirectly linked to troubled Russian exchange WEX.

Police Filings Mount as Investors Demand Funds from WEX Exchange

Users of the WEX exchange have begun filing police reports after more than three months of being unable to withdraw major cryptocurrencies or fiat.

Greece U-Turns — Now Approves Mr. Bitcoin's Extradition To Russia

Greece just took another U-turn.Mr. Bitcoin a.k.a. Alexander Vinnik is not going to France nor to the United States; instead, he is now possibly going to his homeland Russia.The Supreme Civil and

Crypto Use A 'Fringe Activity' Among Terrorists, Says Think Tank

Cryptocurrencies are ill-suited for terrorist financing, a member of a think tank told the U.S. House of Representatives last week.

Bitcoin's Price Is Nearing $10K On a Single, Troubled Exchange

Crypto exchange WEX continues to see prices well out of step with the rest of the market amid the continuation of a near-total freeze on withdrawals.

BTC-e Operator, Accused of Laundering $4 Billion, to be Extradited to France

In a legal extradition tug-of-war between the United States and Russia, it seems France has won the game, surprisingly.A Greek court has ruled to extradite the Russian cybercrime suspect and the
Suspect behind bitcoin exchange that “catered to criminals” ordered to France

Suspect behind bitcoin exchange that “catered to criminals” ordered to France

Russia isn't happy that one of its own won't be coming home.

Court Approves Alleged Bitcoin Money Launder's Extradition to France

In a legal tug-of-war between France, Russia and the U.S., Greek courts have ruled in France's favour to take over custody of Alexander Vinnik.

Something Strange Is Going On at a Crypto Exchange Called WEX

Users of WEX, the cryptocurrency exchange built on the ashes of BTC-e, are reporting withdrawal problems.

Bitcoin Price Spikes to Nearly $9K on Little-Known Crypto Exchange

Crypto exchange WEX, formerly known as BTC-e, saw its BTC/USD market spike to nearly $9,000 on Wednesday.