Bitcoin

BTC-e, Money Laundering and Rising Enforcement pressure on digital currency exchanges

A Russian national and key figure behind the BTC-e crypto-currency exchange was arrested in Greece after US federal prosecutors unsealed an indictment covering multiple regulatory and money laundering offences that allegedly allowed the exchange to launder billions of dollars in crypto-currency over 6 years. The unsealed (but redacted) indictment is available here: Vinnik Superseding Indictment […]