Lawyer of alleged crypto launderer urges Russia to discuss prisoner swap – letter

Alexander Vinnik, a 38 year old Russian man suspected of running a money laundering operation using bitcoin, is escorted by police officers to a court in Athens, Greece December 13, 2017. REUTERS/Costas Baltas Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MOSCOW, Sept 5 (Reuters) – The lawyer of a Russian man accused of … Read more

Explainer: Can crypto holders recoup losses in court?

Representations of virtual cryptocurrencies are placed on U.S. Dollar banknotes in this illustration taken November 28, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 24 (Reuters) – A downturn in cryptocurrency prices and crash of one stablecoin has led some investors to try to recover their losses in U.S. … Read more

Binance U.S. exchange sued by crypto investor over stablecoin collapse

NEW YORK, June 13 (Reuters) – Binance U.S. and its CEO were sued on Monday by a U.S. investor who alleges the cryptocurrency exchange falsely marketed Terra USD as a safe asset ahead of the so-called stablecoin’s collapse in value last month. Stablecoins are digital tokens pegged to the value of traditional assets, such as … Read more