Former Owner of Russian Crypto Exchange Ends Up in Italian Jail

Dmitri Vasilev, former owner of Russia based cryptocurrency exchange WEX has been arrested in Italy. The exchange faced problem when its anonymous admin went into hiding with private key when Vasilev decided to sell decided to sell WEX to Dmitri Khavchenko (of self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic). This caused the onus falling back on Vasilev and Russsian police have initiated investigation against him and he was recently arrested at Italy.

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