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）