Owners of BitMEX, a major Bitcoin exchange, face criminal charges – The New York Times

U.S. authorities on Thursday launched criminal proceedings against the owners of one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, BitMEX, accusing them of allowing the Hong Kong-based company to launder money and engage in other illegal transactions. BitMEX is far from the first cryptocurrency company to get into trouble for allegedly facilitating criminal activity. But it […]

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