The Supreme court of Greece upheld the decision of the regional court in Thessaloniki extradition to the US Alexander winnick, accused of laundering four billion dollars via a cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e. The appeal filed by the defense winnik to the Supreme court, was rejected.
The United States accused winnik in 2011, he was involved in drug trafficking and computer hacking, as well as the laundering of a large number of bitcoins received as a result of bankruptcy MtGox hacking and other cryptocurrency exchanges. In the USA Russian citizen faces up to 55 years in prison.
Russia accuses winnik in frauds for the sum more than 600 thousand rubles. Lawyer winnik Musatov claims that the suspect could not technically commit the crimes of which he is accused.