On it informs Agency Associated Press
Alexander winnick (left)Photo: Reuters
– A citizen of the Russian Federation Alexander Vinnik, a suspect in the laundering of $4 billion, were in favor of extradition to Russia, reports on Tuesday Agency Associated Press.
“My client was informed that Russia had requested his extradition. He stated that he would like to return home”, – quotes Agency the words of the lawyer of the defendant, Xantippe Moisiu.
According to her, the Russian authorities have initiated against winnik separate fraud case. The demand for his extradition had previously sent US, which I suspect winnik in organizing operations by laundering at least $4 billion.
It is expected that the hearing, which will address the question of the results winnik American authorities on 29 September. The date of the hearing on his possible extradition to Russia in the Greek court is still unknown.
On 26 July, the AP reported that Greek authorities have detained a Russian citizen, whom the US suspected of organizing operations by laundering at least $4 billion using bitcoin. Greek police say that Russian had headed a criminal group who ran “one of the largest websites in the world, through which were subject to cybercrime”.