BTC-E

Hackers Have Looted More Bitcoin Than Satoshi’s Entire Stash

Since 2011 Hackers Looted More Bitcoin Than Satoshi's Entire StashEver since cryptocurrencies started gaining value, hackers have targeted exchanges that provide digital asset trading and malicious entities have siphoned billions of dollars worth of bitcoin since 2011. So far, over 1 million of the world’s BTC has been stolen from exchanges and traders continue to leave vast quantities of funds on centralized trading platforms. […]

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Alleged BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik Seeks Extradition to Russia

Alleged bitcoin launderer Alexander Vinnik, who is wanted by several countries, has filed in Greece for extradition to Russia.

Crypto Exchange WEX Linked to Iranian Ransomware Operators, Says PwC

Cryptocurrency exchange WEX, formerly called BTC-e, may have been used to launder illicit gains from the SamSam ransomware, according to PwC.

PwC: Bitcoin Ransomware Hackers Laundered Money via WEX Exchange

In a recent analysis, PwC states that Iranian ransomware hackers used WEX crypto exchange to launder ransomed bitcoins

BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik Terminates His Hunger Strike

Alexander Vinnik Terminates His Hunger StrikeThe alleged operator of the infamous BTC-e exchange, Alexander Vinnik, has terminated his hunger strike more than 80 days after he started the protest against his detention in Greece. Vinnik’s condition is serious and he needs specialized medical attention to recuperate. Also read: Cryptocurrency Exchange Exmo Opens Branch in Turkey Russia’s Ombudsman Visits Vinnik in […]

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Report: Troubled Crypto Exchange Wex Finds New Owner

Report: Troubled Crypto Exchange Wex Finds New OwnerCryptocurrency exchange Wex, successor of the infamous BTC-e, has a new owner. Dmitry Havchenko, a former Ukrainian entrepreneur turned separatist fighter, has reportedly bought the coin trading platform through a family member. He now wants to restore it and also to track down the lost “Vinnik’s treasure.” Also read: BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik to Go […]

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Court Drops Charges Against Alleged Btc-e Operator Alexander Vinnik

The lawsuit against alleged Btc-e operator Alexander Vinnik for “fraud, money laundering, and other grave crimes” filed in Cyprus has reportedly been dropped. His lawyer says the case “fell apart at the very early stage” at the initiative of the plaintiffs themselves. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations Lawsuit […]

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Cyprus Court Withdraws Money Laundering, Fraud Lawsuit Against Alleged BTC-e Operator

A Cyprus district court has formally granted the petition to recall their lawsuit against former BTC-e operator Alexander Vinnik on charges of fraud and money laundering

BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik to Go on Hunger Strike, Lawyer Says

Vinnik to Go on Hunger Strike, Lawyer SaysAlexander Vinnik, the suspected operator of the infamous BTC-e exchange, plans to start a hunger strike on Monday, days before his next court hearing. The Russian, who has been accused by U.S. authorities of laundering billions of dollars through the now-defunct crypto trading platform, fears he is not going to receive a fair trial.   […]

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Alleged Bitcoin Launderer Vinnik Announces Hunger Strike to ‘Get a Fair Trial’

Alexander Vinnik – alleged operator of now defunct exchange BTC-e accused of laundering billions in Bitcoin – will go on a hunger strike starting Monday

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