Alexey Pertsev found guilty of money laundering, faces 64 months in prison

A Dutch court found Tornado Cash developer Alexey Pertsev guilty on Tuesday, sentencing him to 64 months in prison. 

Pertsev was accused of laundering $1.2 billion of crypto through Tornado Cash, per an indictment earlier this year. He stood trial back in March. 

“The court concludes that the suspect consciously accepted the significant chance that the charged Ether resulting from a crime was deposited in [crypto system], as a result of which he was guilty of laundering it,” a translated version of the ruling said. 

“In view of all this, the court was of the opinion that it was foreseeable from the start that Ether resulting from crime would be deposited in [crypto system] due…

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