The Greek Justice Ministry has decided on one of most important cases that country is part of. Alexander Vinnik, who was arrested in country in July, will be extradited to United States.
Vinnik, considered an international criminal mastermind, has been accused of laundering over $4 billion in money using bitcoin market since 2011. It is stated that Vinnik is laundering money from drug trafficking and hacking. The 37-year-old Vinnik, who appealed to verdict, could be sentenced to 55 years if returned to United States. Officials said Russia would like extradition of its citizens, but did not oppose decision.