Customers Withdraw $336 Million Worth of Bitcoin From BitMEX After Money-Laundering Charges


At first, traders withdrew a whopping 23,300 Bitcoins, worth more than $240 million from the platform. The first set of withdrawals began shortly after information about the charges came to light. The figure represented nearly 13% of all Bitcoins available on the derivatives platform. In a recent tweet, popular digital data analytics company Glassnode described it as “the largest hourly BTC outflow from BitMEX we’ve observed so far.”

Customers are reacting to the charges which name BitMEX CEO and owners, including Arthur Hayes, Samuel Reed, and Benjamin Delo.

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