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Cryptocurrency firm BIT Mining sets aside $10 million to resolve US bribery probe stemming from Japan casino case

By Samuel Rubenfeld
  • 17 May 2024 23:37
  • 17 May 2024 23:37
A cryptocurrency firm based in Ohio said it had set aside $10 million to resolve US investigations into alleged bribery when the company, operating under a prior name, was seeking to develop a casino resort in Japan.
The announcement from BIT Mining came Wednesday in its annual report filed with

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Samuel Rubenfeld


Samuel Rubenfeld is a reporter covering cases of bribery and corruption and some international trade issues. Prior to joining MLex, he was editor of the Kharon Brief, a news and data analysis platform focused on global security issues, including sanctions and export controls. Earlier in his career, Rubenfeld spent about a decade at The Wall Street Journal, including nearly nine years as a reporter covering corporate risk and compliance concerns such as bribery, money laundering, sanctions, terrorist financing and whistleblowers.

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