US House Officials Urge President Biden to Free Binance Employee Incarcerated in Nigeria: Report

US House Officials Urge President Biden to Free Binance Employee Incarcerated in Nigeria: Report


US lawmakers urge the White House to take action and help a Binance employee who has been held captive in Nigeria since February.

Binance Head of Financial Crime Compliance Tigran Gambaryan was detained in Nigeria following his arrival for meetings with government officials regarding the exchange’s compliance issues.

In March, the Nigerian government filed charges against Binance, Gambaryan and another executive, Nadeem Anjarwalla, amid allegations that the world’s largest crypto exchange is behind the collapse of the Naira, the country’s local currency.

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In a letter addressed to US President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Special Presidential Envoy Roger Carstens, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX), Representative Rich McCormick (R-GA) and fourteen other Republican representatives say that Gambaryan is wrongfully detained

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