Court Approves Alleged Bitcoin Money Launder’s Extradition to France
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.
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.
Alleged BTC-e exchange operator and money launderer Alexander Vinnik is finally being extradited to France, say reports.
French prosecutors have charged Vinnik on counts of extortion, aggravated money laundering, conspiracy and more.
Credit cards and bank transfers – and their incumbent surveillance features – are no longer payment options for Greek citizens, they are obligations.
Alleged bitcoin launderer Alexander Vinnik, who is wanted by several countries, has filed in Greece for extradition to Russia.