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Greek top court paves way for U.S. extradition of Russian bitcoin fraud suspect

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Greek top court paves way for U.S. extradition of Russian bitcoin fraud suspect

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ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's Supreme Court on Wednesday paved the way for the extradition to the United States of Russian bitcoin fraud suspect Alexander Vinnik.

Vinnik is accused by U.S. authorities of laundering $4 billion (£3 billion) via a platform trading the digital currency bitcoin. He denies the allegations and had fought a ruling to extradite him at Greece's top court. Judges rejected his appeal.

(Reporting by Constantinos Georgizas; Writing by Karolina Tagaris)

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