Arthur Hayes, BitMEX’s co-founder and former CEO, during an event in New York in November 2017. Photo: Bloomberg
Arthur Hayes, BitMEX’s co-founder and former CEO, during an event in New York in November 2017. Photo: Bloomberg

BitMEX co-founder and ex-CEO Arthur Hayes sentenced to 6 months’ detention by US court after breaching Bank Secrecy Act

  • Entrepreneur’s sentencing marks first time US government has invoked criminal provisions of the Bank Secrecy Act against a cryptocurrency derivative platform
  • Hayes, 36, and co-founder Ben Delo, 38, pled guilty in February and had agreed to pay US$10 million each in criminal fines

Arthur Hayes, BitMEX’s co-founder and former CEO, during an event in New York in November 2017. Photo: Bloomberg
Arthur Hayes, BitMEX’s co-founder and former CEO, during an event in New York in November 2017. Photo: Bloomberg
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