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Nigeria Government Want Extradition for Binance Exec Found in Kenya: Report

Binance executive Nadeem Anjarwalla is facing extradition from Kenya following his escape from custody in Nigeria. He was spotted after a manhunt was launched from Nigeria that led the authorities to Kenya, where his whereabouts were discovered. Binance Executive Set to Be Extradited According to a local report, the Nigerian government is working on extraditing Anjarwalla back to Nigeria in collaboration with Interpol and Kenyan authorities. The Binance executive will face...

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Binance Executive Takes Legal Action Against Nigerian Authorities: Report

Tigran Gambaryan, a top executive at Binance, has taken legal action against the Office of the National Security Adviser (NSA) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Nigeria. According to a Reuters report, Gambaryan, an American citizen, has filed a Fundamental Rights suit alleging wrongful detention by Nigerian authorities. Unjust Detention and Court Orders Gambaryan’s lawyer, T.J. Krukrubo SAN, presented the case before the Federal High Court in Abuja,...

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Former Binance CEO CZ Ordered to Surrender Canadian Passport to US

In a recent development in the continuing legal situation involving Changpeng Zhao, the ex-CEO of Binance, the United States has instructed him to surrender all his active or expired passports to a designated third party. This directive was revealed in a legal filing submitted on March 12, changing Zhao’s bond conditions for release. Travel Restrictions and Bans According to the filing, United States District Judge A. Jones, presiding over the case, has stipulated that Zhao...

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Binance.US Hit by Layoffs and 75% Revenue Drop Amid SEC Lawsuit Aftermath: Report

According to Fortune, Binance.US is facing significant challenges, including forced layoffs and a decline in revenue, following legal actions initiated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). In newly released court documents, Binance.US Chief Operating Officer Christopher Blodgett disclosed that the company has been compelled to terminate over 200 employees, amounting to two-thirds of its workforce, since June. Forced Layoffs and Revenue Plunge This downsizing...

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WSJ Parent Company Sued Over Tether, Bitfinex Article

At the beginning of last spring, the Wall Street Journal published an investigative article on Tether, Bitfinex, and related companies. The majority stake of both Tether and the Bitfinex exchange is owned by iFinex, a corporation established in the Virgin Islands. Controversial Article At the time, the Wall Street Journal claimed that the two companies, along with a slew of smaller shell firms related to the crypto businesses and their executives, employed shady methods in...

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Terraform Labs Faces SEC Scrutiny Over Suspicious $166 Million Payment: Report

In a recent filing, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged the Delaware bankruptcy court to reject Terraform Labs’ proposal to retain Dentons U.S. LLC as its special counsel. The SEC has raised concerns about the amount paid to Dentons, describing it as “suspicious.” SEC Raises Concerns Over TFL’s $166M Transfer The SEC noted that Terraform Labs transferred $166 million to the Dentons Advance Payment Retainer. Out of this total, $122 million was moved...

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Federal Officer Faces Charges for Allegedly Stealing Crypto Associated With Drug Fortune

A federal police officer is currently undergoing legal proceedings in the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court, facing allegations of pocketing confiscated cryptocurrency from an online drug trafficking syndicate. The committal hearing, presided over by Magistrate Malcolm Thomas, is ongoing, with the defendant’s lawyer saying the case was “circumstantial” and they would dispute the accusations. Drug Trafficking Raid Unveiled Crypto William Wheatley, the currently suspended federal...

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FTX to Sell Off Digital Custody at a Very Steep Markdown

After entertaining the possibility of restarting FTX following the bankruptcy process for a long time, lawyers for the defunct exchange have announced that that plan is now scrapped, and the company will simply dissolve once all debts are paid off. Andrew Dietrich, one of the lawyers representing FTX in the court case, stated that although repayment of creditors in full is not yet guaranteed, it is an objective that is definitely attainable. Creditors would only be receiving...

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US Bans AI-Generated Voices Used in Scam Robocalls After Biden Impersonation Frauds

To crack down on fraudulent activities and safeguard consumer interests, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has officially prohibited using artificial intelligence-generated voices in unwarranted robocalls across the United States. This move follows an incident where New Hampshire residents received fabricated voice messages mimicking U.S. President Joe Biden, advising against participation in the state’s primary election. FCC Extends TCPA Protections The ban,...

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Former Terraform Labs Dev Testifies Against Do Kwon: Report

A former developer at Terraform Labs, known only as “Lee,” reportedly took the stand on Monday at the 14th Criminal Division of the Seoul Southern District Court, testifying against the company’s co-founders, Kwon Do-hyeong and Shin Hyun-seung. The witness, formerly a leader within the Terra development team, provided crucial testimony against Terra founder Do Kwon and Terraform Labs co-founder Shin Hyun-seung. Lee’s Testimony According to a local media outlet report, Lee...

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