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Anthony Scaramucci Claims SBF Is Guilty of “Betrayal” and “Fraud”

In a recent interview, bitcoin bull and former White House communications director under Donald Trump Anthony Scaramucci compared former FTX executive Sam Bankman-Fried to Bernie Madoff, the man who orchestrated an investor Ponzi scheme back in 2008 to grow his own wealth and lead a billion-dollar lifestyle. Anthony Scaramucci Says He Was Betrayed By SBF During his discussion, Scaramucci claimed that Bankman-Fried was guilty of both “betrayal” and “fraud,” though at one...

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Report: Illicit Crypto Activity Reached Its Highest Point in 2022

Illicit cryptocurrency transactions increased tenfold in 2022, marking the highest total figure yet in the history of crypto. In what was arguably the worst year for bitcoin and its crypto cousins to date, close to $20 billion in illicit crypto was transferred to suspicious addresses. Illicit Crypto Activity Reached a Pinnacle Last Year This beats the previous record set in 2021, which was $18 billion. The new number outdoes the previous one by roughly $2 billion. Kim...

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Blockchain.com Is Next Crypto Firm to Initiate Layoffs

Digital currency firm Blockchain.com has announced it’s going to be laying off approximately 25 percent of its staff, which amounts to about 150 separate people at the time of writing. The company is just the latest to fall victim to the bearish digital currency conditions which first began in 2022, and it doesn’t look like the trend is going to stop in the immediate future. Blockchain.com Staff Members Are Made to Say Goodbye Blockchain.com is also shutting down its...

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B of A: Coinbase Will Have a Tough Time in 2023

Despite a recent hike in its stock price, Coinbase is allegedly scheduled to underperform in 2023 according to a new report issued by Bank of America. The financial conglomerate says the company’s stock – which is presently trading for about $50 a pop – could fall as low as $35 in the coming weeks. Coinbase Keeps Hitting Barricades Strategists wrote in their report: With the crypto outlook for 2023 murky at best (as evidenced by COIN’s second round of job cuts announced...

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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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