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Bankrupt Voyager to Sell $1 Billion in Assets to Binance

Crypto broker Voyager – which was one of many crypto firms to enter bankruptcy proceedings in 2022 – has been given approval by a court to sell some of its assets to Binance (a larger crypto exchange and its primary competitor) for about $1 billion. Voyager Can Sell Its Assets to the Exchange The goal is to get back at least some of the money owed to customers. Several clients saw their money tied up in the crypto platform once the bankruptcy process began. Since that...

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FTX Has Uncovered Several Lost Assets

Representatives of the now fallen crypto exchange FTX say the company has uncovered about $5 billion in new assets which consist of crypto, cash, and liquid investment securities. FTX Has Found About $5 Billion in Assets The firm will put this money towards paying the many debts it now owes and to alleviating the needs of its creditors. Notice of the assets was released to the public by the exchange’s head lawyer Adam Landis. Last December, executives of FTX claimed to...

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Cameron Winklevoss Pens Letter Calling for DCG Head’s Resignation

Cameron Winklevoss – one half of the Winklevoss Twins which run the digital currency exchange Gemini in New York – has penned a letter calling for the resignation of Barry Silbert, the man who runs the Digital Currency Group (DCG). Cameron Winklevoss to Barry Silbert: Resign! Cameron stated that Silbert engaged in deceptive and fraudulent tactics during his tenure as head of his organization. The feud between the two began when the now defunct crypto exchange FTX...

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Bitvavo Crypto Exchange Rejects 70% Repayment Plan from DCG

Bitvavo – a Dutch bitcoin exchange – has rejected a proposal from the Digital Currency Group (DGC) headed by Barry Silbert to repay approximately 70 percent of the debt owed to it by Genesis Trading. Bitvavo says the company has the money to pay back 100 percent of the debt and should do so without making executives wait any longer. Bitvavo Says “No Way” to the DCG Not long ago, Bitvavo announced it had just shy of $300 million locked up in Genesis. The proposal to pay...

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Tom Brady Has Lost a Lot of Money Because of FTX

Tom Brady and his now ex-wife Gisele Bundchen have lost close to two million shares that were at one point, worth as much as $150 million in the now dead FTX crypto exchange. The famous pair were among the many celebrities that either served to endorse the company or engaged in advertisements and media for the firm. Tom Brady Has Lost Tons of Cash Aside from losing a crapload of money, Brady has also been named in a recent lawsuit (along with other sportsmen and celebs)...

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Crypto Exchange Huobi Global Lets Go of Several Employees

Huobi Global – one of the world’s biggest digital currency exchanges – has announced that it’s going to release approximately 20 percent of its staff due to the ongoing volatility and speculation of the digital currency industry. Huobi Global Is Parting with Several Staff Members A Huobi spokesperson said: With the current state of the bear market, a very lean team will be maintained going forward. Huobi employed about 1,600 people in October of last year. With the 20...

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Coinbase Forced to Release 1,000 More People from Employment

It looks like Coinbase – a popular digital currency exchange in North America – just can’t catch a break. After getting sued by customers and then having to engage in a settlement with the New York Attorney General’s office, the trading platform has announced it’s having to cut another 1,000 jobs to make ends meet. Coinbase Forced to Part Ways with More Staff The crypto space has been doing very poorly. Despite showing signs of early recovery (bitcoin is on the verge of...

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Caroline Ellison: What We Were Doing with FTX was Wrong

Caroline Ellison – the 28-year-old girlfriend of Sam Bankman-Fried and the former CEO of Alameda Research, a company founded by SBF – has admitted in recent testimony that she knew what was happening with FTX was wrong. Caroline Ellison on FTX: It Was Wrong The big bang for FTX comes in the shape of Alameda, which borrowed money from the crypto exchange in the form of user funds to pay off separate debts. Both companies were required to remain individual entities. In...

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Mark Cuban: A New Form of Crypto Crime Will Emerge This Year

Throughout 2022, there were many trends surrounding crypto crime. Many romance scams popped up, clearly proving it was a popular method amongst cyberthieves of getting money that wasn’t theirs. We also saw examples of exchange fraud like with FTX. Now, billionaire investor and crypto bull Mark Cuban says a new crime trend will occur in 2023, though he freely admits he’s suggesting this based purely on his own thoughts, and he has no evidence to suggest it will truly...

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New York Sues Crypto Lending Network Celsius and Its Former CEO

The state of New York and its attorney general Leticia James are suing former crypto lending network Celsius for allegedly engaging in fraud and misusing customer funds. New York Comes Down Hard on Celsius The sentiment is that FTX wasn’t the only company to use traders’ money for personal gains this year. Celsius really rang a lot of negative bells last summer when it first announced it was going to be halting all withdrawals given that speculation and the volatility of...

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