Former CEO Of BitMEX Surrendered In The USA!
It was learned that Arthur Hayes, former CEO and founder of BitMEX, surrendered to US officials in Hawaii.
Former CEO of BitMEX surrendered in the USA. Arthur Hayes surrendered to the US authorities in Hawaii.
Hayes was released on $ 10 million bail after appearing before a federal judge in Hawaii, according to reports compiled by Bloomberg. It is stated that Hayes’ court process will continue in New York.
Hayes was expected to surrender on April 6. The incoming news confirms these expectations. Hayes, the founder of BitMEX, was in Singapore during the negotiations before he surrendered.
Last month, BitMeX co-founder Benjamin Delo also surrendered from the UK to New York and was released on bail of $ 20 million.
October 1, 2020 was a very important day for the cryptocurrency markets. The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) complained about the cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX and its executives. The CFTC accused BitMEX of operating an unrecorded trading platform, violating CFTC rules, including anti-money laundering and regulations on knowing the customer.
On the other hand, the US Justice Department accused Greg Dwyer, a business development manager, along with co-founders Ben Delo, Samuel Reed and Arthur Hayes, of violating the Bank Privacy Act.