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Here’s How Alameda’s Liquidators Incurred $11.5M Loss in 2 Weeks: Report 

Liquidators of Sam Bankman-Fried’s bankrupt trading powerhouse Alameda Research reportedly incurred a significant loss of over $11 million since the start of the year due to multiple liquidations. According to blockchain analytics platform Arkham Intelligence, Alameda lost $11.5 million in liquidations, with a single loss of $4.85 million and a preventable loss of over $4 million. Over the past two weeks being under Liquidator control, the account incurred significant...

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SBF Breaks Silence During Home Arrest; Gives Details on FTX (In)solvency

Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) has released a written statement detailing his account of FTX and Alameda Research’s collapse, including approximations of each firm’s financials before it took place.  The former CEO maintains that FTX could have made customers “substantially whole” within a few weeks, had he not been pressured to file for bankruptcy.  The Pre-Mortem The document, titled “FTX Pre-Mortem Overview,” began by pinning Alameda’s collapse on three causes. These included a...

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The Alameda-FTX Crisis Started Years Before Bankruptcy: WSJ Report

The 2022 crypto winter got colder and darker in November when one of the biggest and most prominent crypto exchanges, FTX, imploded. The company, which had bailed out several crypto firms during the Terra-induced crash in May 2022, ended up filing for bankruptcy. While FTX’s founder, Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF), and other executives are currently facing multiple lawsuits for fraud, fresh reports have surfaced alleging that the FTX-linked crypto trading firm, Alameda Research, was...

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US Authorities to Probe Suspicious Alameda, SBF Wallet Transfers: Report

Although the disgraced founder of both FTX and Alameda Research is currently on bail under strict rules, there were multiple suspicious transfers of crypto assets from wallets linked to him or his former empire. Despite refuting any connections, Bloomberg reported that the US authorities plan to investigate the matter. CryptoPotato reported at the end of last week when several Alameda wallets (marked as such on Etherscan) started moving ERC-20 tokens and bridging them to BTC....

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Alameda Had a Secret Speed Advantage When Executing Trades at FTX

The Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) had alleged that Alameda Research was offered a secret “time advantage” when executing trades at the defunct crypto exchange FTX.  The revelation adds to a growing list of claims and evidence suggesting that FTX and Alameda were not nearly as independent as once publicly portrayed.  The Alameda Advantage As reported by Bloomberg, Alameda was able to skirt and sidestep certain aspects of FTX’s trading procedures and...

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