Following the approval of the extradition request by a top Greek court on Friday, Greece is currently preparing to hand over the Russian national Alexander Vinnik over to the United States, where he was charged for money-laundering.
France, the United States and Russia have requested the extradition; the ministry, therefore, intends to bring him to France, from where he would be sent to France. Justice Minister has requested the Greek prison holding Vinnik to prepare a “transfer act and guarantee that he would be handed offer to the US police and the to Russia.
In July 2017, the US had requested Vinnik detained in Greece on various charges relating to the laundering of $4 billion via cryptocurrency trading platform. France also accused him of money laundering.