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Sam Bankman-Fried’s Parents Sued by FTX for Allegations of Misappropriated Funds

The parents of jailed FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried have been sued by what remains of the company. According to a court filing, Joseph Bankman and Barbara Fried, both Stanford University professors, allegedly enriched themselves prior to the collapse of what was once one of the… Read More

Former FTX Exec Pleads Guilty in Ongoing Criminal Prosecution

Multiple reports have indicated that Ryan Salame, a former FTX executive, has pleaded guilty today in Federal Court for his activities surrounding the failure of FTX, which saw billions of dollars lost. Salame was at one point the co-CEO of the FTX subsidiary that operated… 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

Sam Bankman-Fried Back in Jail as Bail Revoked

Reports are indicating that Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder and former CEO of failed crypto exchange FTX, is back in jail as Judge Lewis Kaplan has revoked his bail. Bankman-Fried has been out on bail almost since his arrest. Apparently, the prosecutors involved in the case… Read More

Legal Representatives of Non-US Customers of FTX Issue Statement on Proposed Liquiditation

Eversheds Sutherland is representing an Ad Hoc Committee of Non-US Customers of FTX.com, aiming to protect non-US customers’ interests in the bankruptcy process of FTX. According to a statement from a representative of the Ad Hoc Committee, there are approximately 40 members representing about $2.5… Read More

FTX Australia Loses Financial Service License

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) has canceled the Australian financial services (AFS) license held by FTX Australia Pty Ltd effective from 14 July 2023. FTX Australia is a subsidiary of FTX that is in bankruptcy in US courts. FTX Australia was placed into… Read More

Bankrupt Crypto Firm FTX Initiates Discussions to Relaunch Digital Currency Exchange

Bankrupt crypto exchange FTX is reportedly moving forward with plans to attempt to bring back its international digital currency exchange, the WSJ reported on Wednesday (June 28, 2023). The news outlet also shared statements from CEO John Ray. The firm has now initiated the process… Read More

Not True. State Backed Singapore Fund Temasek Says No Investment in Array

Temasek has taken the extraordinary step of refuting internet chatter that it has invested in Array. Array is an “omni-chain protocol for application-oriented decentralized asset management” that aims to create a “next-generation algorithmic currency system.” Temasek is a “generational investor” and global investment company headquartered… Read More

Tribe Capital Reportedly Intends to Use $250M to Relaunch FTX Exchange

Tribe Capital, an established VC company launched back in 2018, is reportedly leading an investment round worth $250 million in order to assist FTX with re-establishing its virtual currency exchange. The latest move comes after the firm had filed for bankruptcy and the new CEO,… Read More

Law Firm Tweet Shames Shaq Into Getting Served for FTX Lawsuit

  Multiple reports indicate that Shaquille O’Neal, a former NBA superstar, has finally been served after being hunted for weeks, at least according to the Moskowitz Law Firm. Shaq was one of a handful of celebrities that got caught up in the promotion of FTX… Read More

House Financial Services Committee Leadership Hammers SEC Chair Gary Gensler on Lack of Info on Charges Against Sam Bankman-Fried, FTX Founder

Representative Patrick McHenry, Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, and Representative Bill Huizenga, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, have joined in sending a letter to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler criticizing him for a failure to provide information… Read More

Bankrupt Digital Asset Exchange FTX Reportedly Recovers Over $7B in Crypto Holdings

Bankrupt digital currency exchange FTX has reportedly recovered more than $7.3 billion in cash as well as liquid digital assets. This is notably an increase of over $800 million since this past January 2023. This, according to a report from Reuters which referenced the firm’s… Read More

First Interim Report on FTX Failure: “Stunning Collapse” Managed by Group with Little Interest in Appropriate Oversight

FTX Exemplified hubris, incompetence, and greed. FTX CEO John J. Ray, III has filed his first interim report on the failure of FTX as the bankruptcy proceedings continue. Once one of the largest crypto exchanges in the world, led by high-profile founder and CEO Sam… Read More

Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried Expected to Plead Not Guilty to China Bribery Charges

Indicted FTX crypto exchange founder Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) is reportedly expected to plead not guilty this Thursday to the latest US criminal charges. These new charges include allegedy conspiring to violate campaign finance guidelines and even attempting to bribe Chinese officials. As first reported by… Read More

FTX: Okcoin to Return $8.2 Million of Alameda Funds

Crypto exchange Okcoin has issued a brief statement indicating it will return funds related to the FTX and Alameda bankruptcy cases. According to Okcoin, it wil return $8.2 million in frozen assets related to Alameda Research. The company notes that FTX debtors filed a motion… Read More

SEC, CFTC Charge FTX Engineer Nishad Singh with Fraud, Pleads Guilty to Criminal Charges Too

Nishad Singh, the former co-lead Engineer at failed crypto exchange FTX, has been charged by both the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) with fraud. Both agencies revealed the charges following the news that Singh had pleaded guilty to criminal… Read More

Everything Other Than Bitcoin: SEC Chair Gary Gensler States Once Again All Cryptocurrencies are Securities

In recent weeks, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has stepped up its enforcement activities in regard to the digital asset ecosystem. In the past, SEC Chairman Gary Gensler has asserted that all digital assets are securities, with the exception of Bitcoin. At one point,… Read More

More Charges for Sam Bankman-Fried, Outlines FTX Founder’s Contributions to Politicians to Curry Influence in DC: Giving to a Lot of Woke S**t

The fraud charges continue to pile up for disgraced FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried. Earlier today, the US Department of Justice filed an updated complaint that outlines twelve charges – an increase from the previous criminal charges. The claims continue to be damning and expansive, highlighting… Read More

Representative Bill Huizenga Sends Letter to Gary Gensler Demanding FTX Records

Representative Bill Huizenga, the Chair of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, part of the House Financial Services Committee, has sent a letter to SEC Chair Gary Gensler demanding he hand over documents surrounding Sam Bankman-Fried and the collapse of the crypto exchange. The letter… Read More

FTX Debtors Send Messages to Recipients of “Avoidable” Donations

FTX Trading Ltd. (d.b.a. FTX.com), and its affiliated debtors (together, the “FTX Debtors”), announced the FTX Debtors are “sending confidential messages to political figures, political action funds, and other recipients of contributions or other payments that were made by or at the direction of the… Read More

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