A Greek court has cleared the US extradition of Russian citizen Alexander Vinnik, the alleged former operator of bitcoin exchange BTC-e, arrested in Greece on July 25.
BTC-e trading platform announced its official rebranding and the new exchange domain Wex.nz on September 15. In its welcome statement the company shares the details of the reopening assuring they are fully AML/KYC compliant.
Alexander Vinnik, alleged BTC-e operator arrested by the US Department of Justice in July, claims he is innocent of charges brought against him by the US government.
Previously indicted Russian-based cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e is back online keeping its promise to relaunch the web-site before September 2, 2017.
Bitcoin exchange BTC-e is planning the platform’s re-launch in September, cites pressure from US government as a reason for the recent shutdown.
One of the oldest cryptocurrency exchanges has specified details about their new IOU cryptographic token.
The BTC-E website, turned up to be never headed by Alexander Vinnik, has been seized by US criminal authorities keeping the funds away from it’s users.
The man is accused of laundering at least $4 billion using bitcoin and is also the chief suspect in the hack of Mt.Gox exchange.