Browsing the "BTC-e" Tag

Mt Gox Trustee Asked DOJ to Share Info on Jailed BTC-e Owner Alexander Vinnik

| Anna Baydakova

The trustee recovering funds on behalf of Mt Gox's creditors has contacted the U.S. Department of Justice seeking information about Alexander Vinnik.

For Desperate Mt Gox Victims, Long-Shot Bitcoin Deal Beats Endless Wait

| Anna Baydakova

Some Mt. Gox creditors have signed on to a law firm’s unorthodox proposal to recover their bitcoin, but many are skeptical about its motives. 

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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.