Feds Say 2 Liberty Reserve Employees To Be Extradited

Law360, New York (February 28, 2014, 4:36 PM EST) -- Two men charged as part of a historic money laundering case against digital currency operator Liberty Reserve will soon be extradited to the U.S., a New York federal prosecutor said Friday.

Liberty Reserve account manager Azzeddine El Amine is expected to arrive in the U.S. from Spain within 30 days, while technology worker Maxim Chukharev is expected to arrive from Costa Rica within 30 to 60 days, Assistant U.S. Attorney Serrin Turner said at a Manhattan court hearing. Costa Rica-based Liberty Reserve and seven current and...
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