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Buzzfeed Set to Report on 36 SARs Linked to Rogue Russian Crypto Exchange BTC-e, Hopefully Doesn’t Steele-Job it
Buzzfeed and Czech media outlet Investigace.cz are planning to report on 36 suspicious activity reports linked to a key payment processor for rogue Russian crypto-exchange BTC-e as early as this Sunday. This scoop marks the most geopolitically significant crypto thread in the financial-intelligence fiasco destined to be enshrined in history as ‘FinCENgate.’ According to Sergey Mayzus, a 45-year-old Russian national who is the majority owner of Mayzus Financial Services, which…
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Key Witness in BTC-e Case Leaks Cyprus Court Docs that Reveal the Intelligent Design of the Illicit Offshore Economy

Following the extradition of alleged Russian crypto-launderer Alexander Vinnik to France on January 23, a key witness in the BTC-e probe has provided Shadow Banker with never-before-seen court documents in a civil case he won, and which reveal millions in illicit funds flowing from Vinnik’s exchange to various offshore entities under opaque ownership.

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BTC-e Suspect Alexander Vinnik Extradited to France, but how Hard did Trump’s DoJ Really Try?

After 2.5 years of endless legal wrangling, relentless narratives of dubious origin pushed by Kremlin-linked media agents, and insinuations of revived Cold War intrigues, Greece has finally rendered a decision on the extradition of accused Russian crypto-launderer Alexander Vinnik.