The United States demanded “cryptocurrency king” winnik $ 100 million


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From the citizen of Russia Alexander winnick, whom the US suspected of laundering four billion dollars for cryptocurrency exchange, has demanded $ 100 million for violating us laws. It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to the statement of claim.

Defendants in the lawsuit are Sam Vinnik and presumably belonged to him online BTC-e, which was engaged in anonymous cryptocurrency trading. According to prosecutors, the exchange violated the U.S. Bank secrecy act.

Winnick was arrested on 25 July 2017, when he spent holidays in the North of Greece. In March and April of 2018 male appealed to the Prosecutor General of Russia, statements about the confession, where he admitted to hacking, and money laundering in especially large size.

At the end of 2017 the Supreme court of Greece upheld the decision to extradite the men to the U.S., where he faces up to 55 years in prison and a multimillion-dollar fine. However, at the moment he is still in this country under arrest.

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