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The ex-head of Bitmex surrendered to the US authorities. He was released on bail of $ 10 million
Former CEO exchange of cryptocurrency derivatives of Bitmex Arthur Hayes surrendered to the American authorities. This is reported by Bloomberg.
According to the terms of the agreement, he arrived at Hawaii from Singapore and appeared before the federal judge in gonolulo. Heyes was released on bail of $ 10 million, provided with $ 1 million money and his mother’s obligations.
The ex-head of Bitmex will save its passport for trips to the court in New York, which is considered the case.
According to the standard conditions for departure on bail, he should not own firearms and is obliged to inform the US authorities about any contacts with law enforcement agencies within 24 hours.
The U.S. URSE -FIRE TRAING (CFTC) filed a lawsuit against BITMEX and its owners in October 2020. Additionally, the Ministry of Justice presented Hayes, Ben business, head of the company’s business development of Greg Duyer and Cto Samuel Reeda of violation of the law on banking secret.
In early March, Hayes was negotiating with the US authorities on voluntary surrender.
In mid -March, Bloomberg wrote that the court released the co -founder of BitMex Ben, on bail of $ 20 million. He voluntarily surrendered to the authorities.
Recall that in December the post of CEO Bitmex was taken by the ex-head of the Stuttgart stock exchange Alexander Heptner.
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