Allegedly Operating $4 Billion Bitcoin Crime Website

Bitcoin exchange BTC-e is suspected by many in the cryptocurrency community to be the business the Russian was arrested for.

BTC-e, one of the most cryptic crypto exchanges, has been ‘under maintenance’ for a day now, which has led many of its users to express fears that the platform has been hacked. … The American newspaper quoted Damon McCoy, a New York University [Tandon School of Engineering] computer science and engineering professor, who said: “It’s hard for law enforcement to put pressure on BTC-E because it’s a Russian-operated bitcoin exchange.”

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