As Cointelegraph reported in December, Călin was arrested earlier on a warrant from the U.S. for organized crime, money laundering and fraud allegedly carried out by means of his cryptocurrency trade.
Călin has been reportedly arrested by the U.S. authorities after a notice from a secret service agent accused him of knowingly serving to to launder proceedings of legal exercise dedicated on the territory of the US.
In line with the latest report by Mediafax, Anatol Pânzaru, Călin’s lawyer, has declared earlier than the Bucharest Courtroom of Enchantment that the circumstances of the treaty on judicial cooperation between Romania and the US haven’t been met.
Moreover, Pânzaru has claimed that his consumer had no means of figuring out that the cryptocurrency in query was earned through fraudulent exercise. He additionally demanded from the court to reject the extradition request.
As Cointelegraph reported in December, the Supreme Courtroom of Greece has authorized the extradition of Alexander Vinnik, the purported former operator of the now-defunct crypto trade BTC-e, to France, primarily based on allegations of cash laundering.