Tag: Operator

BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik to Go on Hunger Strike, Lawyer Says

BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik to Go on Hunger Strike, Lawyer Says Alexander Vinnik, the suspected operator of the infamous BTC-e exchange, plans to start a hunger strike on Monday, days before his next court hearing. The Russian, who has been accused by U.S. authorities of laundering billions of dollars through […]

Silk Road Operator Libertas Pleads Guilty, Seeks Plea Deal

Silk Road Operator Libertas Pleads Guilty, Seeks Plea Deal Gary Davis, an Irishman who was extradited to the United States in July to face charges for his suspected involvement in the operations of Silk Road, has reportedly begun discusssing a plea bargain with prosecutors. Davis, who was known as ‘Libertas’ […]