“I am not aware of this particular case.

I would, of course, also redirect you to the local authorities in Miami regarding the details regarding this, ”TASS quotes him.

At the same time, Patel expressed his readiness to "check the specifics" on this issue.

On January 18, US Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco announced the arrest by FBI agents of Legodimov, one of the founders of the Bitzlato crypto exchange.

The Russian is accused of trafficking in illegal funds in the amount of more than $ 700 million.

The head of the consular department of the Russian embassy in Washington, Nadezhda Shumova, stressed that the United States did not notify the Russian embassy of the arrest of Russian Legodimov.