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