A South African regulator, the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA), has informed key figures behind Mirror Trading International (MTI) that it intends to impose a fine of $7 million against the now-defunct crypto investment company.
Contravention of Financial Sector Law
According to a July 6 letter, which has also been sent to the CEO and other members of the managerial team, the regulator says its proposal to fine the company stems from MTI’s involvement in activities that it says “contravened a financial sector law.”
The confidential letter’s emergence as well as its leak to the South African media comes just a few days after a court issued a final liquidation order against MTI. Also, as previously reported by Bitcoin.com News, the letter is coming a few months before the court hears submissions from liquidators who plan to argue in favour of having MTI declared a Ponzi scheme.
Meanwhile, the FSCA letter also explains how MTI executives — Johann