BTC-e Operator Vinnik’s Five-Year Prison Sentence Upheld by Court: Report
Vinnik was successful in one aspect: The court exempted him from a fine of 100,000 euros.
The 30-year-old Greek man allegedly sold fake insider trading tips on AlphaBay.
Crypto-asset service providers would be obliged to collect and disclose data concerning originators and beneficiaries of transfers.
The haul comes only weeks after a then-record $158 million of crypto was confiscated by Greater London's police force.
Fourteen were referred for prosecution, 15 were fined and four remain under investigation.
The financial surveillance agency is pointing a finger at crypto in its new plan to combat terrorism financing.