Tag Archives: Russia

21Mar/19

Alleged BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik Seeks Extradition to Russia

Alleged BTC-e exchange operator Alexander Vinnik, who is accused of laundering billions of dollars, is officially seeking extradition to Russia. According to a report from local news source e-Kathimerini on Thursday, Vinnik,Read More…

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14Mar/19

US Sanctions Moscow’s Evrofinance Bank Over Involvement With Petro

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has imposed sanctions on Moscow-based Evrofinance Mosnarbank. The Russian bank was allegedly involved in Venezuela’s attempts to bypass financial sanctionsRead More…

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08Mar/19

P2P Markets: Russian Localbitcoins Trade Outpaces Venezuela

During the week of March 2, roughly 14,365 BTC changed hands via peer-to-peer (P2P) exchange Localbitcoins, equating to approximately $51.51 million worth of trade. Of that, 3,593 was BTC traded via theRead More…

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07Mar/19

1.3 Million Leaked Transactions Link Major Banks to $8.8 Billion Money Laundering Scheme

A new set of reports by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, compiled from over 1.3 million leaked transactions from 238,000 companies, have linked many major banks to a scheme toRead More…

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07Mar/19

Kaspersky: Bitcoin Needs Less Government Control and More Collaboration

Russian cybersecurity expert Eugene Kaspersky has said cryptocurrencies can be a success, but only if governments stop trying to control them or alternatively when all countries unite under a single global government.Read More…

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