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K5 Global Sued to Court by FTX, May Pay $700 Million

The suit was filed at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Bankrupt FTX exchange has filed a lawsuit against K5 Global – an investment firm owned by a former aide to Hillary Clinton. According to a Reuters report, the suit was filed at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. It contains 16 counts against the defendants and seeks to recover about $700 million from them. According to the filing, the defendants include K5 Global, Mount...

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US Prosecutors to Reduce Criminal Charges on FTX Founder SBF in October Trial

The DoJ prosecutors have eliminated five charges relating to fraud, conspiracy, and bribery initially levied against the disgraced FTX founder. In a court filing on Wednesday, June 14, prosecutors with the US Department of Justice (DoJ) told the district judge that they would be proceeding with eight charges in the trial levied against FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried back in December 2022. The DoJ lawyers also cited a motion filed by SBF in the Bahamas wherein he argued that the 13 charges...

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US Requests Bahamas Consent to Continue FTX Bankman-Fried Post-extradition Charges

The Bahamas government’s response will determine whether to go on with or drop some of the cases. Sam Bankman-Fried was apprehended last year in the Bahamas and subsequently transferred to the United States. The allegations against him involve multiple charges relating to financial fraud and the collapse of FTX. Bankman-Fried is charged with engaging in illegal activities, including allegedly working with former FTX executives to persuade American legislators to pass legislation that would...

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US House Committee on Financial Services Issues Ultimatum to SEC Chair Gensler

The ultimatum highlights the growing pressure on the SEC to take a more transparent approach to its regulatory activities. The US House Committee on Financial Services has given the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair, Gary Gensler, an ultimatum to respond to its requests. The committee is asking for access to internal documents concerning the SEC’s activities, especially about the agency’s proposed climate rule and charges against the former FTX CEO. Despite the congressional...

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Former FTX CEO SBF Files Motion to Dismiss Fraud Charges

Meanwhile, the defunct FTX continues to pursue various options to recover customer funds. Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried has on Monday filed an ex parte motion before a Federal Court. The motion, as filed through the office, seeks to dismiss 10 out of 13 US charges against the former CEO. The remaining charges include conspiracy to commit commodities fraud, conspiracy to commit securities fraud, and conspiracy to commit money laundering. Interestingly, the former CEO previously pled ‘Not...

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Justin Sun Withdrawing Assets after Arrest Rumors Goes Viral

While the reasons for Sun’s recent financial transactions remain unknown, he has responded to the claims with just a comment “4” a number that signifies False News and Fear, Uncertainty and Doubts (FUD) amongst others. On-Chain data from crypto analytics firm, Lookonchain has shown that Justin Sun, the founder of the Tron Blockchain protocol has been liquidating some of his assets over the past 24 hours. According to the data from Lookonchain, the popular crypto innovator transferred a...

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SBF Pleads Not Guilty to Additional Charges, Including Bribing Chinese Government Official

On Thursday, embattled ex-FTX CEO SBF pled not guilty to the latest federal charges, which he also does not acknowledge.  Disgraced former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) recently pled not guilty to five additional federal fraud and bribery charges. SBF appeared in a New York federal court on Thursday to plead not guilty to the latest charges related to FTX’s collapse. In a superseding indictment Tuesday, the Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York revealed the criminal...

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US Prosecutors Reach New Bail Agreement with Lawyers of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried

As per the proposed conditions, FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried will get a new phone with no internet capability limited to voice calls and text messages. On Monday, March 27, lawyers of FTX’s disgraced founder Sam Bankman-Fried said that they have reached an agreement with US prosecutors over the new bail conditions. This development comes as the judge raised the prospect of sending SBF to jail pending trial. The newly proposed conditions have been submitted for approval to District Judge...

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FTX Debtors Agree to $95M Stake Sale in Mysten Labs to Shore Up Funds

As part of the agreement, debtors will sell roughly $95 million worth of preferred stock back to Mysten Labs in addition to $1 million in SUI tokens. On Thursday, March 23, debtors of the collapsed crypto exchange FTX filed a motion in the bankruptcy court seeking a $95 million stake in the Delaware-based Web3 firm Mysten Labs. Crypto exchange FTX has been surviving to pay its customers impacted by the collapse of the exchange last year in November 2022. Before it fall, FTX had paid $101...

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FTX Moves to Recoup $460 Million from Modulo Capital

Modulo’s $460 million marks a significant recovery in the ongoing bankruptcy case. Bankrupt crypto exchange FTX is currently working toward recovering some of the customer funds that were reportedly misappropriated. To this end, it filed a motion on Wednesday that would see it recover $460 million in assets for stakeholders. Per the filing, the fund is being recovered from Bahamas-based hedge fund Modulo Capital, which received no less than $475 million from Alameda Research – the...

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