French Officials Move to Start Trial of Alleged BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik
The alleged BTC-e operator stands accused of extortion, aggravated money laundering and conspiracy.
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Vinnik will reportedly face charges including defrauding more than 100 people in six French cities from 2016 to 2018.