Kraken co-founder hails ‘more fair’ playing field as DOJ fines Binance

Kraken co-founder Jesse Powell has welcomed the result of the Binance investigation in an X (formerly Twitter) post and has highlighted the need for long-term-oriented visionaries and shareholders.

Over the last 12 months, leaders of major crypto exchanges, such as FTX and Binance, have come under federal scrutiny by United States government agencies for allegations ranging from misappropriation of investors’ funds to bypassing Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations.

According to Powell, the probes provide much-needed answers to How are they going so fast? and How are they getting away with it?

Powell sees Binance and former CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao’s legal proceedings as a…

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