Greece: Bitcoin fraud suspect Vinnik arrives at court for US extradition appeal

Suspected bitcoin money launderer Alexander Vinnik was seen entering Athens Supreme Court on Wednesday, for the appeals hearing into his extradition to the United States. A Thessaloniki court had previously approved an extradition request made by the US on October 4, a decision which was appealed. His lawyers asked to postpone the hearing from November 15 to December 6 so they could call upon a... Еще number of witnesses who could not attend the earlier date. Vinnik, a 38-year-old Russian national, is wanted in the US for alleged cybercrimes equating to $4 billion (€3.4bn), including money laundering. He was arrested on July 25 in the Greek resort in Halkidiki on a US warrant. The suspected money launderer has previously expressed a desire to be extradited to his native Russia, where he will be tried on lesser fraud charges

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