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Bitcoin Launderer Alexandra Vinnik Bags 5-Year Jail Term in France

41-year old Russian man, Alexander Vinnik, who is highly recognized for fraudulent crypto activities, has been sentenced to five years…

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BitMEX Operator 100x Group Hires New CEO Amid Legal Woes

100x Group, the operator of popular cryptocurrency derivative platform BitMEX, has appointed Alexander Höptner as its new Chief Executive Officer…

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BTC-e Exchange Operator’s Trail for Bitcoin Fraud Begins in Paris

The four-day trial of Alexander Vinnik, 41, alleged to have used ransomware in a $157 million (135 million euros) bitcoin…

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Multiple Complaints Filed on Unlicensed BTC-e by US Prosecutors for Conspiracy, Money Laundering

The primary accused — Alexander Vilink — was allegedly claiming to be the owner of BTC-e and even sent out…

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