(C) Reuters. Ex-CEO of BTC-e Exchange’s Spin-Off WEX Is Arrested in Italy
Former CEO of now-defunct crypto exchange WEX, a spin-off of controversial BTC-e exchange, was arrested in Italy.
Dmitri Vasilyev, who reopened BTC-e exchange as WEX.nz in September 2017, was detained by Italian prosecutors. While no official statement has been disclosed to date, BBC Russia reported the arrest on July 19. In the report, the publication cited an unnamed friend of Vasilev and two anonymous WEX investors. The reason for detention remains unclear.
Ex-CEO of BTC-e Exchange’s Spin-Off WEX Is Arrested in Italy
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