Bitcoin plunges below $10,500 as U.S. government peruses BitMEX owners

Bitcoin’s price has been rocked by news of the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission bringing charges against popular margin trading platform BitMEX. One of the platform’s co-founders, Samuel Reed, was arrested at his home in Massachusetts earlier today, potentially facing a maximum prison sentence of five years for violating the Bank Secrecy Act and conspiring […]

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CFTC charges BitMEX with illegally operating an unregistered trading platform

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has charged the owners of BitMEX with operating an unregistered trading platform and violating multiple CFTC regulations, including failing to meet required AML procedures. According to the lawsuit, five entities and three individuals were charged, which include Arthur Hayes, the co-founder, and CEO of BitMEX, Ben Delo, the […]

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Prosecution Of Julian Assange Calls For Cryptography – Bitcoin Magazine

On October 1, 2020, WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange’s extradition hearing at the Old Bailey in London came to an end. What unfolded during 18 days of hearings was a Kafkaesque show-trial of a free press, where Assange was placed behind a glass case, unable to have access to his lawyers. This is a war against […]

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