Greece arrests Russian suspected of running $5bn bitcoin laundering ring

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Greece arrests Russian suspected of running $5bn bitcoin laundering ring

US to seek extradition.

A Russian man suspected of being the anonymous mastermind behind one of the world's oldest crypto-currency exchanges and of laundering at least US$4 billion (A$5 billion) has been arrested in Greece. Police sources identified him as Alexander Vinnik, 38, who was arrested after a tip-off in a ...

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