French court sentences BTC-e founder Alexander Vinnik to five years in prison for laundering ransomware funds, following the Russian national's arrest in 2017 (Catalin Cimpanu/ZDNet)




Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:

French court sentences BTC-e founder Alexander Vinnik to five years in prison for laundering ransomware funds, following the Russian national’s arrest in 2017  —  French prosecutors weren’t able to prove that Vinnik was also involved in the distribution of the Locky ransomware.





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