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>> He's the alleged mastermind of a $4 billion BitCoin laundering scheme and on Wednesday this Russian man was indited by a U.S. Jury. Alexander Vinnic was arrested in a small beach side village in Northern Greece on Tuesday. Following an investigation led by the U.S. Department of Justice. The D.O.J. describes Vinnik as the operator of BTC-E, an exchange used to trade the crypto-currency since 2011.
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They accused him of laundering more than $4 billion for people involved in crimes ranging from hacking to drug trafficking. He's also being linked to the failure of MTGOX, a Japan based BitCoin exchange that collapsed in 2014 after being hacked. BTC-E is one of the oldest virtual currency platforms and is currently out of service for what it claims is unplanned maintenance.
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Until then its arrest the identity of anyone behind the exchange was unknown.>> You are not safe, you can not hide, we will find you.>> Vinnic's arrest is the latest in a series of U.S. operations against cyber criminals in Europe. Last week, the D.O.J. shut down the dark web marketplace, AlphaBay.
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Which they say facilitated a global trade in drugs, firearms, computer hacking tools and other illicit goods.