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Alexander Vinnik heads to trial in France on ransomware, money laundering charges
It's the latest milestone in a case that spans at least four countries. French and U.S. prosecutors allege the Russian helped create the infamous Locky ransomware and then launder the resulting bitcoin ransom payments.
New Zealand freezes $90 million connected to accused bitcoin launderer Alexander Vinnik
Alexander Vinnik was extradited to France from Greece following an international standoff.
Russian cybercrime suspect to be extradited to France despite Moscow's objections
The decision marks the latest chapter in a months-long intense legal battle over Vinnik's fate.
Russian cybercrime suspect's extradition to be decided by Greek government
A Greek court has thrown the fight over Alexander Vinnik's fate into chaos, as both the U.S. and Russia want to prosecute him for an array of crimes.
Spanish court will extradite Russian cybercriminal suspect to U.S.
“The ability of botnets like Kelihos to be weaponized quickly for vast and varied types of harms is a dangerous and deep threat to all Americans," a U.S. official said.
U.S., Russia fighting to extradite suspected Russian cybercriminal who ran $4 billion bitcoin exchange
The U.S. says Alexander Vinnik ran the cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e and engaged in money laundering at the scale of $4 billion.