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Alleged BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik Seeks Extradition to Russia

| Yogita Khatri

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

| Yogita Khatri

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

Court Approves Alleged Bitcoin Money Launder’s Extradition to France

| Christine Kim

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

| Anna Baydakova

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

| Christine Kim

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

France Wants to Extradite Alleged Bitcoin Money Launderer

| Madeline Meng Shi

France, joined United States and Russia, is seeking the extradition of the alleged bitcoin money launder Alexander Vinnik.

Treasury Official: Department Working With IRS to Police Crypto Exchanges

| Nikhilesh De

U.S. Treasury Department Deputy Sigal Mandelker explained how the department would regulate cryptocurrency exchanges in testimony before the Senate.

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Court Approves U.S. Extradition for Alleged BTC-e Operator

| Sujha Sundararajan

A Greek court has given the green light for the U.S. extradition of Alexander Vinnik, the alleged former operator of bitcoin exchange BTC-e.

Alleged Bitcoin Launderer Faces Extradition Hearing Next Month

| Stan Higgins

An alleged money laundered tied to the BTC-e bitcoin exchange and wanted by both Russia and the U.S. will attend an extradition hearing next month.

Russia Blasts Decision to Extradite Alleged Bitcoin Money Launderer

| Nikhilesh De

Russia isn't happy that an alleged bitcoin money launderer is being extradited to the US following a court decision in Greece.

Russia Blasts Decision to Extradite Alleged Bitcoin Money Launderer

| Nikhilesh De

Russia isn't happy that an alleged bitcoin money launderer is being extradited to the US following a court decision in Greece.