Report: Leaked Audio Featuring Celsius Execs Uncovers Plans to Create an IOU Cryptocurrency

According to leaked audio obtained by CNBC, the crypto lender Celsius wants to create an IOU cryptocurrency in order to pay clients back. The audio was provided by a Celsius customer and the recording explains the bankrupt crypto lender wants to......

Hodlnaut Court Filings Highlight a $193 Million Shortfall, Whistleblower Condemns Crypto Lender’s Contradictory Statements

The troubled crypto lender Hodlnaut shared another update after the company froze withdrawals on August 8, and then revealed the company is seeking judicial management in order to rehabilitate the startup. The latest update shows that Hodlnaut experienced a shortfall of......

Celsius Approved to Sell Mined Bitcoin, Customer That Lost 50,000 USDC Insists Her Regulated Stablecoins Should Be Treated Differently

On August 16, the crypto lender Celsius Network has been approved by a bankruptcy court judge to sell bitcoin the company previously mined to continue funding specific operations. The following day, the company’s attorney detailed that Celsius has been offered cash......

Crypto Exchange Hotbit Suspends Service After Law Enforcement Freezes Its Funds, Subpoenas Senior Managers

Crypto exchange Hotbit has announced the suspension of trading, deposits, withdrawals, and funding on its platform. The exchange said law enforcement has frozen some of its funds and subpoenaed some senior managers as they investigate a criminal case involving the exchange’s......

German Crypto Exchange Nuri Files for Insolvency

Cryptocurrency exchange Nuri has filed for insolvency, reportedly becoming Germany’s first fintech to take the step in a challenging year for startups in the industry. Customer access to the platform’s services and their funds will not be affected, the company assured.......

Crypto Lender Hodlnaut Pauses Withdrawals — Company Cites Market Conditions, Despite Recent Crypto Rally

On August 8, the crypto exchange and lending platform Hodlnaut announced that the company has paused withdrawals, token swaps, and deposits. Hodlnaut joins a slew of crypto firms that have frozen withdrawals during the last three months, leaving customers little hope......

New York Attorney General Wants to Hear From Investors Deceived by Crypto Platforms

New York Attorney General Letitia James has urged investors in her state who believe they have been deceived by a crypto platform to contact her office. “Investors were promised large returns on cryptocurrencies, but instead lost their hard-earned money,” she stressed.......

Celsius Clients Beg Bankruptcy Court to Release Crypto, One Customer Needs Funds to ‘Put Food on the Table’

After the crypto lender Celsius filed for bankruptcy protection on July 13, the company recently contacted customers and explained that an employee from one of the firm’s vendors accessed a list of Celsius client emails, and the email addresses were “transferred......

US State Regulator Warns About Crypto Interest-Bearing Accounts Amid Market Downturn

The financial regulator of the U.S. state of Arizona has warned investors about crypto interest-bearing accounts. “Some companies may materially overstate the degree to which their collateral practices protect their ability to pay investors the stated return,” the regulator said. State......

FTX to Help Voyager Customers, CEO Says Firm Willing to Deploy ‘Hundreds of Millions’ to Help Crypto Industry

The founder and CEO of the leading exchange FTX, Sam Bankman-Fried has offered to give early liquidity to Voyager Digital’s customers, according to an announcement FTX published on July 22. Furthermore, Bankman-Fried discussed the crypto industry with CNBC in an exclusive......