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The Australian bitcoin tycoon has agreed to be extradited to the United States from Bermuda to face criminal charges over alleged violations of US banking and money laundering laws, while working for cryptocurrency trading house BitMEX.

Lawyers for Sydney-born Gregory Doerr said before Bermudan Magistrates Court yesterday that his client had agreed to the extradition request made by the US authorities, Bermudan newspaper reported. Royal Gazette reports.

Greg Dwyer and Arthur Hayesattributed to him:Mark Shetley, Business Insider

Mr Dwyer, who grew up in Gordon on Sydney’s north coast and graduated from the prestigious St Ignatius Riverview Boys’ School, will remain in Bermuda on bail until a local judge approves his extradition request.

US authorities filed the extradition request after the Justice Department was unable to negotiate Dwyer’s surrender, Age And Sydney Morning Announce can reveal.

A spokesman for Mr. Dwyer said after the hearing that Mr. Dwyer still intended to defend the charges against him.

“Mr. Dwyer continues to work with the government to ensure a smooth process for his appearance in New York and has every intention of defending himself against these baseless accusations,” the spokesman said.

Mr. Dwyer was the first employee of the BitMEX trading platform, which took off on the cryptocurrency scene about five years ago and has rapidly grown into one of the biggest players in the sector, valued at around $3 billion ($4 billion) and handling trades with a total bottom line of 986. billion US dollars annually.

But that success would falter when US regulators accused the group of operating a “money laundering platform” operating in the “shadows of financial markets”.

As revealed for the first time before age And Announce This year, US authorities charged Mr Dwyer and three founders of BitMEX – Arthur Hayes, Sam Reed and Ben Dillow – with willful and willful breaches of money-laundering laws, including accepting forged passports by merchants from Iran, and in breach of US sanctions. and allowing crime syndicates to launder money through its platform. The four men face a five-year prison sentence if found guilty.

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