US Commodity and the Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) have accused BitMEX of money laundering and illegal exchange of derivatives with encryption and Bitcoin prices (BTC) When the US authorities announced the arrest of one of the co-owners of BitMEX, Samuel Reed, it led to an immediate market reaction.
US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Thursday opened criminal cases against the four founders and executives of the BitMEX cryptocurrency exchange. Accusing them of not taking adequate measures to prevent money laundering through the exchange floor.
A small South African cryptocurrency exchange VALR raised $3.4 million in the first round of funding. BitMEX was the main investor