According to Reuters news, a Russian caught in Greece on suspicion of operating a money laundering activity through a Bitcoin platform, His name is Alexander Vinnik, a 38-year-old male, police sources said on Wed.
He is believed of running a criminal organization since 2011 that "owns, operates and manages one of the world's leading e-crime websites", police said in a statement. Source
As reported by Greek police, part of the suspect's unlawful profits came from the breakdown in 2014 of Japan-based Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox. A California court in the US issued a warrant for his criminal arrest in January, they said.
Afaik, who is one of the leaders of BTC-E, is apparently named Alexander.
According to Northern District of California, Russian National And Bitcoin Exchange Charged In 21-Count Indictment For Running Alleged International Money Washing Scheme And Allegedly Washing Funds From Hack Of Mt. Gox.
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