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Wife of Binance executive Tigran Gambaryan hopes the U.S. can "do more" to help

According to Yuki Gambaryan, the wife of Binance executive Tigran Gambaryan, who has been detained for more than three months on suspicion of money laundering and tax evasion, more details have been revealed about Tigran's arrest and detention.

She stated that she has only spoken to Gambaryan twice since his imprisonment in April. Meanwhile, Tigran missed his son's fifth birthday and kindergarten graduation, and spent his 40th birthday in prison.

Yuki said she was very grateful for the letters from American lawmakers, but added that she hoped the US government could respond more quickly, especially considering Tigran's previous employment at the US Internal Revenue Service.

She said that during his 10 years at the agency, Tigran was involved in some of the government's most high-profile investigations and often worked late into the night.

He would spend six months on business trips, mainly to allow Yuki to take care of their two children. "This is the sacrifice he made for the country and the government," Yuki said, "so I expect to see more progress." (DL News)

Earlier, several US politicians had called on President Biden and the Hostage Affairs Unit to try to bring Binance executive Tigran Gambaryan, who has been detained for more than three months on suspicion of money laundering and tax evasion in Nigeria, back home.

In a letter to President Biden, Secretary of State Blinken, and Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs Roger D. Carstens on June 4, 12 US politicians emphasized that Gambaryan was still "wrongly detained" by the Nigerian government and immediate action must be taken to prevent the situation from further deteriorating. "We are concerned for his safety. Immediate action must be taken to ensure his safety and preserve his life. We must act quickly before it is too late."

These US politicians also stated that Gambaryan was not allowed to meet with his legal team without Nigerian officials and armed guards present. Prior to joining Binance, Gambaryan worked at the US Internal Revenue Service for ten years.

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