Greece has arrested a Russian citizen suspected of laundering nearly $ 4 billion through bitcoinUncategorized July 27, 2017
KIEV. July 26. UNN. Greek police have arrested a Russian citizen suspected transactions for money laundering, which resulted in the illegal business activities in the digital currency “bitcoin” has been translated 4 billion dollars, reports UNN with reference to the Euronews.
Police did not specify the name of the 38-year-old male, who was arrested in the Northern Greek region of Halkidiki on Monday following a court order of the United States.
“Since 2011, he is suspected of running a criminal organization, which owns and operates one of the world’s leading e-crime”, – said in a statement to the police.
The Russian foreign Ministry said it had no information on this case.
We remind that in June of 2017 the popularity of the digital currency bitcoin began to decline.