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Alexander Vinnik, a Russian national arrested in Greece after he was indicted by a US jury for alleged Bitcoin laundering, did not realize that his skills could make.The police in Russia arrested three people last week charging them with illegally.The largest Russian cryptocurrency exchange, BTC-e, froze all transactions soon after the arrest one of its co-owners.Alexander Vinnik was arrested in. A U.S. jury indicted a Russian man on Wednesday as the operator of a digital.

Newsletters All Writers Log In to ZDNET Join ZDNet About ZDNet Manage Profile Newsletters Author Alerts Recent Activity Log Out.A Russian man believed to have been the operator of the BTC-e bitcoin exchange has been arrested in Greece on money laundering charges, some of which may relate to.Former CEO Mark Karpeles originally blamed the closure on a cyberattack, but Japanese law enforcement suspected otherwise -- arresting the executive who now faces trial for embezzlement and the loss of customer funds.

Unlike traditional currencies such as dollars, bitcoins are issued and.I agree to the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Video Services Policy.Russian Authorities Arrest Three Men for Large-Scale Illegal Bitcoin Sales.

Just when things are looking up for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency in Russia,.

U.S. indicts suspected Russian mastermind of $4 billion

Federal agents have arrested the CEO of a Bitcoin exchange and another man. Bitcoin exchange CEO arrested for money laundering. Russia and elsewhere.

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A Russian national suspected of masterminding a money-laundering operation using bitcoin was transferred to prison in.While Karpeles protests his innocence, should he be found guilty, he faces up to five years in jail.VIA The Coin Telegraph TAGS bitcoin crime bitcoin news russia.

Russian operator of long-standing bitcoin exchange BTC-e indicted. including funds obtained from the hack of failed bitcoin exchange Mt Gox, has been arrested in.

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The aim of the investigations is to prevent tax evasion related to digital currencies.

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The Mt. Gox hack which left thousands of investors out of pocket may have connections to Russia.

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Greek police arrested a Russian national, Alexander Vinnik, 38, for his role as owner of the BTC-e Bitcoin trading platform.

Alexander Vinnik was arrested in a. an exchange used to trade the digital currency bitcoin.Alexander Vinnik was arrested in a small beachside village in northern Greece.

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New reports have connected an arrest in Greece today with a bitcoin exchange long known for its secrecy. Russian Man Arrested for Alleged Bitcoin Money.In the first-ever criminal case in Russia related to the sale of bitcoins.

Police arrest Russian wanted by U.S. in $4B bitcoin scheme

A Russian citizen and one of the main figures behind the bitcoin exchange BTC-e was detained on Wednesday at a small village in northern Greece.

Just enough to pay for the last GPU I bought, so nothing too crazy,.The value of the shadowy digital currency known as bitcoin has. a FinCEN-led international illicit financing task force arrested a Russian.APNIC-sponsored proposal could vastly improve DNS resilience against DDoS.Bitcoin exchange BTC-e is suspected by many in the cryptocurrency community to be the business the Russian was arrested for.A U.S. jury indicted a Russian man on Wednesday as the operator of.

However, the indictment of a Russian national in the United States may have blown the case even further open.Greek police have arrested one of the central figures in the Bitcoin exchange BTC-e on suspicion of money laundering.

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The first big criminal case in Russia against Bitcoin exchange into Rubles.The arrested individuals were being investigated for processing a high volume of trades without a license and for not paying taxes on their profits.