Bitstamp to add support for Bitcoin Cash

Bitstamp crypto exchange to add support for Bitcoin Cash by the end of September
16 September 2017   2741

One of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, Bitstamp, has announced adding Bitcoin Cash trading pairs by the end of September, 2017.

According to the exchange's team, the company decided to add support for Bitcoin Cash in response to “high levels of customer demand.” Exchange users who had Bitcoin balances at the time of the August 1st hard fork will receive their air-dropped coins in their platform wallet.

Furthermore, there will be the following trading pairs available: BCH/BTC, BCH/USD, BCH/EUR

It's also noteworthy that the cryptocurrency exchange have been supporting only two cryptocurrencies for long time: Bitcoin and XRP. Within the past few months, Bitstamp has added Litecoin and Ethereum pairs.

Bitcoin Cash on coinmarketcap.com Bitcoin Cash on coinmarketcap.com

At the time of writing, Bitcoin Cash price is about $446.44, its market capitalization is $7,403,565,326, and the cryptocurrency is holding the third position on the list on coinmarketcap.com.

Vinnik Extradtion to France to be Supported by SCoG

Alexander is holding the hunger strike for 24 days and lost around 9 kilos
19 December 2018   22

Following the trial court of the city of Thessaloniki, the Greek Areopagus decided to extradite Alexander Vinnik, suspected of laundering $ 4 billion through the BTC-e cryptocurrency exchange, to France. Thus, the appeal of Russian lawyers was rejected, reports TASS referring to the chairman of the court Angelique Aliferopoul.

After the announcement of the verdict, Alexander Vinnik declared that he would continue the hunger strike against the arbitrary rule of the Greek authorities, which began in mid-November.

I have been starving for 24 days. Yesterday I was weighed; according to the documents, I lost 8 kg. But they did not immediately begin to weigh me, only on the third day. So I lost 9 kg. If I'll be extradited to Moscow, I will stop starving.
 

Alexander Vinnik

Suspected

Alexander Vinnik was detained in Greece at the request of the American authorities on July 25, 2017. In June 2018, Vinnik was arrested in absentia in Russia on charges of cyber fraud on a large scale.

At the moment, there have been several court decisions on the extradition of Vinnik - at the request of the United States, at the request of France and two decisions at the request of Russia. The final decision on the case will take the Minister of Justice of Greece.