BitMEX’s Arthur Hayes surrenders in Hawaii, released on $10M bond Digital Article


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The former CEO of BitMEX surrendered in Hawaii and was later released after posting a $10 million bond. Former BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes surrendered to U.S. authorities in Hawaii on Tuesday, six months after federal prosecutors first levied charges against him and three fellow BitMEX executives. In a statement, Hayes’ lawyers described the Singapore resident as “a self-made entrepreneur who has been wrongly accused of crimes that he did not commit,” adding: “Mr. Hayes voluntarily appeared in court and looks forward to fighting these unwarranted charges.” Hayes was released after posting a $10 million bail bond pending future proceedings in...