Alexey Pertsev is Arrested Tornado Cash Developer

The software developer arrested over his suspected involvement in the Tornado Cash crypto mixing service is Alexey Pertsev, his wife has confirmed.

Pertsev’s wife said the Dutch Fiscal Information and Investigation Service (FIOD) arrested Pertsev on August 10 in Amsterdam city center.

She went on to say that she’s in shock over her husband’s arrest and is currently working with lawyers.

The FIOD, in its announcement today, said it arrested a 29-year-old man suspected of involvement in concealing criminal financial flows and facilitating money laundering through Tornado Cash.

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