The Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial arts league has entered into an exclusive partnership with Chiliz, a fintech company that helps major sports engage with their fans and monetize their base.
Reginald Fowler, the man who was allegedly at the heart of a shadow banking operation for cryptocurrency, forfeited what appeared to be an extremely reasonable plea bargain on Jan. 17. Now, according to a letter filed with the Southern District Court of New York on Friday, the U.S. government has officially withdrawn its plea offer as Fowler heads to trial.
The alleged mastermind behind cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex’s missing $850 million is poised to cop a plea. What Reginald Fowler is getting—or who he is giving up—remains to be seen.
Federal prosecutors have indicted Oz Yosef, a principal of Crypto Capital Corp., on three counts of bank fraud and conspiracy in cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex's $880 million loss.