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Failed Crypto Exchange FTX Reaches Settlement with Bankrupt Crypto Lender BlockFi, Could Pay As Much as $874M

Bankrupt crypto lender BlockFi reportedly reached a $874.5 million in-principle settlement with failed digital currency exchange FTX and Alameda Research estates. This, according to a recent bankruptcy court filing. BlockFi filed for bankruptcy in November of 2022 following the collapse of multiple crypto firms, culminating… Read More

Former Engineer at Alameda Research Says His Entire Life Savings Were Stolen by Disgraced FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried

An engineer at Alameda Research recently claimed via social media that he had his “entire life savings” stolen from him by his former boss: Sam Bankman-Fried. Now, after months of recuperation from the “craziness” of the FTX collapse, he’s ready to tell his story. He… Read More

SEC Reveals Charges Against Former FTX, Alameda Research Executives Gary Wang, Caroline Ellison

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged Caroline Ellison, the former CEO of Alameda Research, and Zixiao (Gary) Wang, the former Chief Technology Officer of FTX Trading Ltd. (FTX), for their part in the “multi-year scheme” to commit fraud in regards to FTX, once… Read More

House of Cards: SEC Issues Litigation Release on Sam Bankman-Fried and Plot to Defraud Equity Investors by Misrepresenting FTX

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed a litigation release regarding allegations that Sam Bankman-Fried defrauded equity investors in FTX. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) have also announced charges against Bankman-Fried…. Read More

Sam Bankman-Fried Posts FTX Pre-Mortem, Claims if Given More Time, All Would Have Been Fine

Sam Bankman-Fried, founder and former CEO of FTX – once one of the largest crypto exchanges in the world and now in the midst of bankruptcy, has taken to Substack to pleed his case. Bankman-Fried, now effectively under house arrest, claims that if he had… Read More

Nansen Provides Details on Funds Moving from Alameda

Funds have been on the move from Alameda Research wallets – mostly in small amounts with the majority being combined into two digital wallets prior to being sent to FixedFloat/ChangeNow. This is according to a report by Martin Lee at Nansen – a blockchain analytics… Read More

Former Alameda Research, FTX Execs Apologize, Admit Guilt in Court: Report

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Former CEO of Alameda Research Carolyn Ellison has apologized for her misdeeds pertaining to the collapse of FTX as well as Alameda. Gary Wang, FTX co-founder and former CTO, has also acknowledged his errors, according to multiple reports. Both Ellison and Wang have pleaded guilty… Read More

Samuel Bankman-Fried Released on $250 Million Bail, Charges Announced for Former Executives Caroline Ellison and Gary Wang

Sam Bankman-Fried, extradited to the US last night, will be released on $250 million, according to multiple reports. The former FTX CEO will be restricted to his parents’ home as part of the deal. Charges against Bankman-Fried were revealed last week. The indictment claims that… Read More

CFTC Joins SEC, DOJ in Filing Charges Against Caroline Ellison, Former Alameda CEO, Gary Wang, Co-Founder of FTX

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has joined both the SEC and US Department of Justice in filing fraud charges against Caroline Ellison, former Alameda CEO, and Gary Wang, FTX co-founder and former CTO. The CFTC initially filed the fraud action on December 13 against… Read More

SEC Announces Charges Against Former Alameda CEO Caroline Ellison, FTX Co-Founder Gary Wang

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed charges against former Alameda Research CEO Caroline Ellison and FTX co-founder and former CTO Gary Wang. The enforcement action was due to the pair’s role in the failure of FTX and their roles in a “multiyear scheme to… Read More

Former SEC Enforcement Attorney: Following FTX Debacle, the SEC Won’t Want to be Late to the Party Again

  The trifecta of legal action against Sam Bankman-Fried and the failure of FTX blossomed this past week as the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York filed criminal charges against Bankman-Fried. These charges were joined by civil charges filed by both the… Read More

New FTX CEO John J. Ray, III Shares Interesting Insight into FTX Debacle During House Hearing

This past Tuesday, the House Committee on Financial Services hosted a hearing with a single witness – John J. Ray, III, the new CEO of FTX. Originally, the Committee had scheduled the former CEO of FTX, Sam Bankman-Fried, to testify, but his arrest the day… Read More

CFTC Complaint Against Sam Bankman-Fried, FTX Claim $8 Billion in Customer Funds Lost

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has filed a complaint in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York against Sam Bankman-Fried, FTX, and Alameda Research. The CFTC complaint charges the defendants with fraud and material misrepresentations in connection with the sale… Read More

Sam Bankman-Fried – FTX Criminal Indictment Includes 8 Charges

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The US Attorney’s Office, Southern District New York, has unsealed the criminal charges filed against Sam Bankman-Fried and his firms including FTX. The criminal charges were revealed yesterday when the Bahamas announced it expected to extradite Bankman-Fried following a formal request. The indictment states that… Read More

US Senators Send Letter to Silvergate CEO Demanding Answers on FTX Collapse, Alameda Involvement

This past Mondy, Silvergate (NYSE:SI) CEO Alan Lane took the extraordinary measure of posting a public letter defending his bank’s handling of the accounts of now bankrupt FTX and affiliated hedge fund Alameda Research. Silvergate is a regulated bank that has been a leader in working… Read More

House Committee on Financial Services Schedules Hearing on FTX Disaster

The House Committee on Financial Services has announced a hearing on the failure of FTX and its affiliated entities. The announcement was bipartisan in nature as the current Chair of the Committee, Maxine Waters, was joined by Ranking Member Patrick McHenry in announcing the hearing… Read More

CoinShares Confirms “Robust” Financial Health, Quantifies Exposure to FTX Exchange

CoinShares International Limited, which claims to be Europe’s largest and longest standing digital asset investment firm, “discloses its exposure to the FTX Exchange, while confirming that the Group has no exposure to FTX’s sister company, Alameda Research.” The ability to withdraw funds from FTX was… Read More

Criticism of Sam Bankman-Fried, FTX Collapse Grows as More Details Emerge, Bahamas Announce Criminal Investigation

As details of the FTX collapse continue to emerge, criticism has turned into a pile-on in regard to Sam Bankman-Fried’s mismanagement of the crypto exchange and affiliated entities, including his hedge fund Alameda Research. Bankman-Fried is said to be in the Bahamas, where authorities are… Read More

Binance Backs Out of Acquiring FTX, Points to Reports Regarding “Mishandled Customer Funds”

A Fox news correspondent is reporting that Binance has decided purchasing FTX is not a good idea and has declined to acquire the crypto exchange after it got a view of its books. Eleanore Terrett of Fox was first with the news quoting Binance Chief… Read More

Crypto Broker Broker Voyager Reportedly Sets Limits on Customer Withdrawals

Digital asset brokerage firm Voyager Digital Ltd. (TSX: VOYG) is reportedly limiting client withdrawals via its platform to $10,000 and to 20 transfers during a 24-hour timeframe. The New York-headquartered company, which secured $485 million in loans during the last week from Alameda Research in… Read More

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