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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

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 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

Sam Bankman-Fried Arrested in the Bahamas, Extradition to US Expected

Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder and former CEO of FTX, has been placed under arrest in the Bahamas. Bankman-Fried has lived in the Bahamas since FTX became a regulated entity under Bahamanian law. FTX filed for bankruptcy protection last month under US law. Bankman-Fried was arrested… Read More

Testimony by John J. Ray III, CEO of FTX, Outlines Management Disaster that Caused Crypto Exchange Collapse

Tomorrow’s hearing at the House Financial Services Committee is widely anticipated across the crypto industry. Both current FTX CEO, John J. Ray, III, and former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried, are scheduled to testify on the collapse of FTX. In advance of the hearing, Ray has… Read More

Sam Bankman-Fried Commits to Testifying on FTX in Front of House Financial Services Committee, New CEO John J. Ray, III on List Too

Sam Bankman-Fried, founder and former CEO of FTX – the now bankrupt crypto exchange, has committed to testifying in front of the House Committee on Financial Services to discuss the collapse of FTX and affiliated entities. The agreement to testify came today following a back… Read More

FTX Resumes Payments of Employees, Meanwhile Sam Bankman-Fried Keeps Telling People He is Still Looking for a Bailout

According to bankruptcy managers, FTX and most of its subsidiaries are resuming ordinary course payments of salary and benefits to employees worldwide as well as payments to certain non-US contractors and service providers. New FTX CEO John J. Ray III said: “With the Court’s approval… Read More

FTX Launches Strategic Review of Assets, Some Entities Have Solvent Assets

FTX Trading and the over 100 affiliated entities posted a release yesterday updating on the bankruptcy process. FTX filed for bankruptcy on November 11th following a run on the bank where the company was unable to fulfill redemption requests. It has been widely reported that… Read More

Never in my career have I seen such a complete failure of corporate controls: Former Enron Fixer and New FTX CEO Hammers Incompetence at Failed Crypto Exchange

New FTX CEO John J. Ray has filed a declaration in support of Chapter 11 proceedings, completely slamming the utter incompetence of management in what was once the second-largest crypto exchange in the world. To quote the filing: “Never in my career have I seen… Read More

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