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Top BitMEX Employee Pleads Guilty to U.S. Charge

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Top BitMEX Employee Pleads Guilty to U.S. Charge

A top employee at BitMEX has pleaded guilty in New York to failing to put in place an anti-money-laundering program at the cryptocurrency derivatives exchange, joining three co-founders who previously admitted to violations of U.S. law. entered a guilty plea Monday in New York federal court, admitting to one count of violating the Bank Secrecy Act. Prosecutors said Mr. Dwyer, one of the first employees of BitMEX and its onetime head of business development, was involved in BitMEX’s flouting of U.S. anti-money-laundering rules.