Romania: Bitcoin Exchange CEO Vlad Nistor Arrested for Money Laundering, May Face US Extradition

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December 13 2018

According to a local Romanian news outlet Ziar de Cluj and others, Vlad Nistor — the CEO of Romania-based Bitcoin exchange CoinFlux — has been detained on behalf of the US government and is awaiting extradition. He was arrested in the city of Cluj-Napoca on Tuesday, according to another outlet.

The crypto exchange has not disclosed the arrest on its blog or social media pages, and as recently as Dec. 3 the firm was advertisingNistor’s impending appearance on a local radio show.