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The CFTC just charged BitMEX with illegally operating a derivatives trading platform.
7 years ago folks were preordering the first Trezor and paying 1 BTC for the plastic case version or 3 BTC for aluminum cased. Several folks got upset when the exchange rate went up 10X between pre-order and delivery dates. 😬 coindesk.com/trezor-hardwar…
IN DEPTH: Leaked recordings suggest crypto lender Babel Finance leveraged some user funds to long bitcoin and faced potential default risks during this year’s Black Thursday market crash. reports
On the heels of high-profile ransomware attacks that have disrupted schools, hospitals and global shipping in recent days, the Treasury Department urged ransomware victims and the companies that help them to be wary of paying blacklisted attackers
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How many people were arrested when it was revealed last week that banks helped launder $2 trillion?
BTC Times @btcThe CFTC has charged the owners of BitMEX with illegally operating a cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform and anti-money laundering violations. According to reports, the firm's CTO was arrested this morning. @ecurrencyhodler reports https://t.co/b0giktE4Jv
CFTC slaps for illegally operating a crypto exchange. This is a strong statement by U.S. government that cryptos are a financial derivative and that crypto trading will be regulated.
Early thoughts on the Bitmex indictment. A. charges are serious, including evading iran sanctions. B. A half dozen other large exchanges are probably at risk of similar action. C. defi doesn't win to this short-term, but also very unlikely to face
BTC and crypto markets fall following news of a CFTC civil enforcement action against BitMEX and its owners, Arthur Hayes, Ben Delo, and Samuel Reed.
🚨 The CFTC just charged BitMEX with illegally operating a derivatives trading platform. But the *much* bigger news: USAO-SDNY has indicted Arthur Hayes & colleagues on criminal charges for Bank Secrecy Act violations. Maximum penalty: 5 years in prison. justice.gov/usao-sdny/pr/f…