BitMEX Founder Ben Delo Surrenders to US Authorities
Delo was released on a $20 million bond.
A bipartisan bill addressing cryptocurrencies made it through the House of Representatives. Next up: the Senate.
A U.S. district court entered a default judgment against an Australian citizen residing in the U.S. and a Nevada corporation for a cryptocurrency fraud and misappropriation scheme, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission said Thursday.
Jason Somensatto joined the CFTC in February.
The man solicited at least 22,190.542 bitcoin, valued at about $143 million at the time, from more than 1,000 customers worldwide.
Coinbase will pay a $6.5 million fine to settle allegations it self-traded cryptocurrencies between 2015 and 2018.