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Top 10 Major Crypto Headlines in 2023 by Coinspeaker: Year of Triumphs, Scandals, and Transformations

It was a controversial year for the crypto indutrsy. Let’s have a closer look at the major crypto-related events that too place in 2023. The year 2023 has been a rollercoaster ride for the cryptocurrency ecosystem, defined by important events that have impacted the industry’s direction. From stablecoin woes to regulatory disputes, institutional acceptance, and the advent of meme coins, the crypto sector has seen a wide range of stories. Here are the top 10 major crypto headlines that have...

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FTX Offers $16,871 Bitcoin Price for Creditor Claims, Users Reject

If the court approves the proposed plans from debtors, the FTX creditors could lose a huge sum of money considering the rally in crypto market this year. In a recent filing made on December 27 in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, FTX debtors have unveiled estimates of the US Dollar value assigned to cryptocurrency prices and foreign currency for customers holding claims with the now-defunct exchange. The debtors expressed their intention to establish a “fair...

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FTX Bankruptcy Fees Reach $53,000 per Hour, Crypto Exchange Still Owes Over $1B

Even with the owed fees it has paid in trying to deal with bankruptcy issues, FTX continues to face mounting challenges. The collapse of cryptocurrency exchange FTX, previously valued at $32 billion, has resulted in exorbitant legal and advisory fees amounting to an average of $53,000 per hour within three months. According to recent filings with the bankruptcy court, FTX attempted to address its insolvency issues by spending an astounding $118.1 million on professional services between...

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FTX Challenges IRS $24B Tax Claim, Citing Unsubstantiated Figures

FTX’s legal team noted in the filing that paying the $24 billion could impede the repayment of funds to the exchange victims. Lawyers representing the bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange FTX have contested the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) claim of $24 billion in unpaid taxes. The attorneys insist that the IRS must substantiate its demands, urging the tax agency to provide evidence supporting its assertion. In a recent filing with a Delaware bankruptcy court on November 10, the...

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Bitcoin Bull Run 2.0: Surge in Price amid Subdued Interest

Despite the subdued overall interest, a group that remains consistently passionate is the die-hard Bitcoin maximalists. In recent weeks, Bitcoin price has once again captured the attention of the financial industry as it surged above $44,000, a level not seen since May 2022. However, this rally seems to lack the fervor and widespread interest that accompanied previous bull cycles, according to a Bloomberg report. Despite Bitcoin Price Growth, Interest Remain Subdued A notable indicator of...

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Report: Mercedes F1 and MLB Teams Help FTX in Conducting Fraud Vid Deals

The ongoing lawsuit has a complaint against Mercedes F1 that echoes the accusations, asserting that the team prominently featured FTX’s logo on its cars, merchandise, and marketing materials. A group of FTX users has filed twin class-action lawsuits in a Florida district court, accusing the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team and Major League Baseball (MLB) of complicity in FTX’s alleged “massive, multibillion-dollar global fraud”. The suits, filed on November 27, claim that both entities aided...

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FTX Sues Bybit in Attempt to Recover $953M Withdrawn Prior to Chapter 11 Filing

FTX management has been trying to recover funds from multiple sources including beneficiaries of donations made by the firm and its former CEO Sam Bankman-Fried. FTX bankruptcy advisors have sued cryptocurrency exchange ByBit Fintech Ltd in an attempt to recover funds withdrawn prior to its collapse. According to a Bloomberg report, FTX management filed a lawsuit in a Delaware court on Friday against Bybit’s investment branch, Mirana Corporation and two corporate affiliates.  FTX’s...

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