Browsing the "BTC-e" Tag

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$2 Billion Lost in Mt. Gox Bitcoin Hack Can Be Recovered, Lawyer Claims

| Anna Baydakova

A Russian law firm says it can help Mt Gox creditors recover up to $2 billion worth of bitcoins stolen in the 2014 hack.

Prosecutors File Formal Complaint Against Infamous BTC-e Crypto Exchange

| Daniel Kuhn

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

| Anna Baydakova

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

| 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.

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.