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Second BitMEX co-founder sentenced in US, receives probation

Benjamin Delo, a co-founder of cryptocurrency derivatives exchange platform BitMEX, was sentenced today to 30 months of probation after earlier pleading guilty to violating US anti-money laundering regulations.

Delo, a UK citizen, will be allowed to serve his sentence in Hong Kong, where he resides, US District Judge John G. Koeltl ruled.

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Samuel Rubenfeld

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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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