BitMEX co-founder Benjamin Delo avoids jail, receives 30 months probation

Benjamin Delo the co-founder of cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX has been sentenced to 30 months probation for violating the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), which is an anti-money laundering law. The sentence, handed down at a federal court in New York on June 15th, follows his guilty plea to charges in February of “willfully failing to establish, … Read more

Court orders BitMEX founders to pay $30M civil penalty

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has ordered a total of $30 million civil monetary penalties from the three co-founders of BitMEX crypto derivatives exchange, including former CEO Arthur Hayes. Hayes, Benjamin Delo, and Samuel Reed were each fined $10 million in consent payments according to a statement from the … Read more