A visual representation of the virtual currency bitcoin. Photo: Reuters

New Zealand seizes US$90 million from Russian bitcoin fraud suspect

  • Alexander Vinnik, who is in custody in France facing fraud charges, operated digital currency exchange BTC-e until his arrest in 2017 in Greece
  • A three-way extradition tussle between the US, France and Russia ensued. His charges include identity theft, money laundering and fraud
Topic |   New Zealand
A visual representation of the virtual currency bitcoin. Photo: Reuters
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