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.
The alleged BTC-e operator stands accused of extortion, aggravated money laundering and conspiracy.
The bank funds are said to be linked to Russian Alexander Vinnik, who allegedly ran the defunct crypto exchange BTC-e.
Vinnik will reportedly face charges including defrauding more than 100 people in six French cities from 2016 to 2018.
French prosecutors have charged Vinnik on counts of extortion, aggravated money laundering, conspiracy and more.
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.