Tag: alexander vinnik

Aug 07 2022

Reports Show Alexander Vinnik, BTC Exchange Operator Extradited To The U.S.

Many scams are happening in the crypto industry, especially BTC. If an investor is not careful, he'll fall prey to cybercriminals posing as legit projects or platforms. Sometimes, some exchanges might run into hitches and cause massive losses to investors. This was the case with WEX, BTC-e, and other exchanges that caused people to lose funds. Vinnik is a Russian national known as...

Dec 07 2020

BTC-e Operator Vinnik Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison on Money Laundering Charges

Dec 07 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  alexander vinnik btc-e news

Alexander Vinnik, an alleged BTC-e operator, was found guilty of money laundering in France and sentenced to five years in prison.

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