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NZ Authorities Seize $90M From Alleged Bitcoin Launderer Alexander Vinnik

New Zealand police have recovered $90 million connected to the case against suspected Bitcoin money launderer Alexander Vinnik.According to Jared Savage at the New Zealand Herald, the police Asset Recovery Unit have frozen roughly 140 million NZD ($90 million) controlled by a company in connection to the investigation of Vinnik. Police

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Alleged Launderer of $4B in BTC Vinnik Charged in France After Extradition

French authorities have charged former operator of now-shuttered crypto exchange BTC-e and Russian national Alexander Vinnik.Bloomberg reported on Jan. 28 that Vinnik’s lawyers said that he will remain in France to face his charges following his recent extradition from Greece. According to an unspecified official at the prosecutor’s office,

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Russia Is Unhappy About Greece Extraditing Alleged Money Launderer Vinnik to France

Alexander Vinnik, the alleged former operator of now-defunct crypto exchange BTC-e, will be extradited to France, according to a new decision from Greece.Following years of disagreement on what jurisdiction should care about the alleged Bitcoin (BTC) laundering suspect, the Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights has reportedly decided

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Greek Supreme Court Rules in Support of Extraditing Alleged Bitcoin Launderer Vinnik to France

The Supreme Court of Greece has ruled in support of a decision to extradite the alleged former operator of now-defunct crypto exchange BTC-e Alexander Vinnik to France. A “correspondent at the scene” from major Russian state-owned news agency TASS reported the news Dec. 19.As previously reported, 39-year old Russian national

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Bitcoin Launderer Alexander Vinnik Begins Hunger Strike Amidst Delayed Extradition

Photo: Pavlos Giorkas / FlickrAlleged Bitcoin launderer and operator of the now-defunct Bitcoin exchange BTC-e, Alexander Vinnik, has announced to start hunger strike since Monday, Nov. 26. The news comes amidst the latest developments wherein the Supreme Court of Greece has postponed Vinnik’s extradition.Alexander Vinnik – a High-Profile Bitcoin LaundererAlexander

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Alleged Bitcoin Launderer Vinnik Announces Hunger Strike to ‘Get a Fair Trial’

The lawyer for Alexander Vinnik, the alleged former operator of defunct cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e, said his defendant will go on a hunger strike this Monday, Russian state-owned news outlet TASS reported Nov. 23.According to Timofey Musatov, the head of the lawyers representing Vinnik, the reason given for the hunger strike

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