The scandal around sanctioned crypto broker Suex is growing in Russia where one of the co-founders of the OTC platform has been dismissed from his executive post at a bank. Meanwhile, an anti-drug organization has referred the case to the interior ministry and the central bank, asking authorities to investigate Suex’s connections with financial companies and a darknet market operating in the region.
Co-Founder of Suex Fired by MTS Bank, Another Quits Job at Chatex
Russian entrepreneur and financial executive Vasily Zhabykin, one of the founders of troubled crypto broker Suex, has been released from his managerial role at MTS Bank, where he headed the innovative Neo bank project, Kommersant reported. Quoting a source familiar with the matter, Russia’s leading business daily added that the dismissal was due to the U.S. sanctions imposed over the platform’s alleged money laundering operations.
The news comes after one of Zhabykin’s partners at Suex, co-owner Egor Petukhovsky, announced he is leaving crypto exchange…