US prosecutors say bitmex co-founder Arthur Hayes should be sentenced to more than one year in prison

Carbon news 2022-05-14 04:01:08 阅读数:935


US prosecutors say ,BitMEX cofounder Arthur Hayes Due to the failure to implement the anti money laundering plan in the cryptocurrency exchange , Should serve more than a year in a federal prison .Hayes He was a stock trader at Citigroup ,2014 In, he participated in the establishment of BitMEX. This year, 2 month , He confessed to violating the Bank Secrecy Act of the United States . Thursday , Federal prosecutors to the U.S. district judge in Manhattan John Koeltl Submitted sentencing recommendations .

As Hayes Part of the plea agreement , The prosecutor agreed , According to Federal Sentencing Recommendations , They need to be sentenced to 6 to 12 Months in prison . He also agreed to pay 1000 Ten thousand dollars in fines . But prosecutors say , One year's imprisonment is not enough . The prosecutor said in the document :“ without doubt , This case has received extremely close attention in the cryptocurrency industry . If the operator believes that there is no point in not complying with the law , Then the cryptocurrency platform will not be compliant .” Besides , The probation office recommends sentencing Hayes Two years' probation .(BNNBloomberg)

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