Tornado Cash developer Alex Pertsev tweets for first time following prison release

Quick Take

  • Tornado Cash developer Alex Pertsev has returned to Twitter following his release from prison in the Netherlands.
  • “Sorry I was afk for a while, what did I miss?” he wrote. 

Alex Pertsev, the Tornado Cash developer arrested in August 2022, is back on Twitter.

Pertsev was released from prison on April 26, as previously reported by The Block, and is subject to ankle bracelet monitoring. The Dutch courts had shot down previous efforts to secure Pertsev's release. 

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