Mt.Gox Hack + BTC-e: The Biggest Money Laundering Scheme in Bitcoin


Jan 11, 2017
FinCEN and Greek police have revealed new details about the case of $4 billion money laundering via BTC-e exchange. BTC-e appeared to be connected with 300,000 BTC stolen from Mt. Gox.

As we reported yesterday, the largest Russian cryptocurrency exchange, BTC-e, froze all services soon after the arrest of its owner and administrator. On July 25, Greek police arrested Alexander Vinnik in Thessaloniki, Greece, on a US warrant. The BTC-e exchange had gone offline sometime Tuesday morning, July 26, and remains unavailable.

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