• Greek Supreme Court extradition hearing for Russian suspect

    1 month ago - By Chron

    ATHENS, Greece - Russian cybercrime suspect Alexander Vinnik, wanted in the United States on charges of laundering billions of dollars' worth of bitcoin, is appearing before Greece's Supreme Court for a hearing into his extradition to the U.S.
    The Supreme Court will hear the case Wednesday, and is expected to issue a decision in coming days.
    Russia is also seeking Vinnik's extradition on lesser charges, and the 37-year-old is not fighting that request. The U.S. accuses Vinnik of laundering $4 billion worth of bitcoins through BTC-e, one of the world's largest digital currency exchanges...
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