Alleged BTC-e exchange operator and money launderer Alexander Vinnik is finally being extradited to France, say reports.
Private equity and hedge fund manager Fortress Investment Group is redoubling its efforts to buy up Bitcoin claims from Mt. Gox creditors.
In Email-Gate 1.0 we showed you emails from Crooked Peter Vessenes in May 2011 where he crashed and burned in a shameless attempt to assert an ownership claim to MtGox based on his prior interactions with Jed McCaleb during MtGox’s founding. Email-Gate 3.0 will present those interactions.
Peter Vessenes’ CoinLab, who after a failed partnership attempt with MtGox in 2012/2013 is now demanding an outrageous $16BILLION USD from the MtGox civil rehabilitation estate.
I’m sorry you both lost money and had it locked off for years; many people in the world, including me have had the same experience. I’m not the cause of your loss, and I’m not in control of its return.
How an offshore Bitcoin exchange and a London payments company were misused to create a high-tech money-laundering machine
Jed McCaleb: When I gave it to him, there was no Bitcoin missing. There was just, there was just a little in reserve. That wasn’t saying, I think that was roughly a few thousand dollars. Shortly after he took it over, there was, there was a hack where someone stole some Bitcoin and that’s probably what the WizSec guys were talking about and but even that was just, I think it was like $30,000 something like that, somewhere around there.