One of Russia’s biggest banks says international crypto exchanges such as OKX, Bybit, and Bitstamp are “cooperating with Russian arbitration managers” in bankruptcy investigations.
Per Vedomosti, the Sberbank enforcement and bankruptcy department chief Evgeny Akimov said that the Dubai-based Bybit, Bitstamp, the Singaporean platform Bitrue, the US-based Gate.io, and OKX, “cooperate” with Russian “justice officials.”
The Sberbank executive said exchanges are “informing” Russian investigators “about clients’ crypto wallets.”
Akimov added that these exchanges were happy to “even share” wallet address data with investigators.
Sberbank said it has struggled to collect “alternative assets” such as crypto in bankruptcy cases in the past.
But Akimov explained that banks like Sberbank have now started to approach exchanges directly.Read more on cryptonews.com