- The firm went bankrupt in 2018 as well as shed $400 million.
- In the last 2 years, the crypto business owner was quickly apprehended in Italy.
Jutarnji Checklist reports that previous Wex chief executive officer Dmitry Vasiliev was apprehended at Franjo Tudjman Flight Terminal in Croatian on Wednesday, Might 25. According to the paper, Interpol released a red warrant on a demand from Kazakhstan, as well as the authorities in Zagreb have actually acted. Main Oriental authorities look for Russian-born Vasiliev for scamming a $20,000 financial investment.
However in contrast to various other claimed criminal activities, Vasiliev’s disobedience in Kazakhstan is small; hence, the nation’s police has actually sought his extradition for a long time. According to price quotes from Wex clients, the firm went bankrupt in 2018 as well as shed $400 million.
In 2014, the Polish press revealed that Vasiliev had actually been taken at Warsaw Flight terminal in mid-August as well as was waiting for extradition to Kazakhstan. This moment, he is thought to be apprehended in Croatia. A month after his launch in December, it was asserted that he had actually returned to Russia.
In the last 2 years, the crypto business owner was quickly apprehended in Italy, yet the Italian authorities launched him after a couple of weeks declaring mistakes in the extradition demand. He was permitted to go back to his house in St. Petersburg, Russia’s second-biggest city.
According to the Russian Ministry of Internal Matters, a man was apprehended in March of 2022 on uncertainty of taking crypto. Wex founder Aleksey Bilyuchenko might have been the criminal, albeit nobody has actually validated this.
Previously that year, complying with the apprehension of among its presumed drivers, Alexander Vinnik, in Greece, the infamous BTC-e exchange was compelled to close down. According to the United States, he is charged of laundering approximately $9 billion over the network. A French court condemned Vinnik to 5 years behind bars in December 2020, as well as he is additionally looked for in Russia.