Denis Dubnikov, co-founder of cryptocurrency trading platforms Coyote Crypto and Eggchange, was arrested in Amsterdam on November 1.
The encrypted news media Forklog’s report quoted Maria Zakharova, a spokesperson for the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as saying that he confirmed the news spread on social media.
According to a Facebook post published on November 4 by Sergey Mendeleev, CEO of defi banking platform Indefibank. The U.S. seeking to extradite Dubnikov is related to the 2018 cryptocurrency theft. It is believed that part of the digital currency has been operated through his crypto exchange business wallet.