Browsing the "BTC-e" Tag

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

| Anna Baydakova

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

| Anna Baydakova

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

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Crypto Use A ‘Fringe Activity’ Among Terrorists, Says Think Tank

| Anna Baydakova

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

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

| Anna Baydakova

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.

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.

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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.