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.
- Avi Mizrahi for Finance Magnets July 26th, 2017
- Source: http://www.financemagnates.com/cryptocurrency/news/russian-arrested-allegedly-operating-4-billion-bitcoin-crime-website/
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.”