FTX and Alameda Research Collapse Sad Event but ‘Good for the Long Run’ Says DWF Labs Managing Partner

While the collapse of the crypto exchange FTX and its affiliate Alameda Research is thought to have left many crypto players, including market makers, in the worst possible position, according to Andrei Grachev, managing partner at DWF Labs, this incident may

US Government Seizes $700 Million in Assets From Disgraced FTX Co-Founder Sam Bankman-Fried

Federal prosecutors have seized $697 million in assets, mostly comprised of more than 56 million Robinhood shares worth $526 million, from FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried. Court filings detailed that the U.S. government seized a series of bank accounts belonging to Bankman-Fried,…

Osprey Vies for Control of Grayscale’s Bitcoin Trust; Tron’s Justin Sun Offers to Invest Up to $1B on DCG Assets

Following charges by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission against the crypto exchange Gemini and the digital currency lender Genesis, Tron founder Justin Sun told the press that he may be able to purchase assets from Genesis, up to $1 milliard,…

Former FTX Director of Engineering Under Scrutiny by US Law Enforcement, Alleged Proffer Sessions Held With Prosecutors in New York

OS. law enforcement officials are reportedly scrutinizing Nishad Singh, the former director of engineering at FTX, according to a report citing people familiar with the matter. Another report, published on Jan. 10, 2023, details that Singh met with federal prosecutors at

Rapport: Federal Prosecutors in New York Probe Digital Currency Group and Subsidiary Genesis

Following accusations from Gemini co-founder Cameron Winklevoss in an open letter to Digital Currency Group CEO Barry Silbert, a report citingpeople familiar with the matterstates that federal prosecutors from New York are scrutinizing transfers between Digital Currency Group and

Report Shows Financial Troubles Plagued Bankman-Fried’s Alameda Research as Early as 2018

Before FTX collapsed it was assumed that Alameda Research was one of the top quantitative trading firms and market makers within the industry. Imidlertid, much of that perception may have been a facade as a recent report details that Alameda suffered

Venezuelan Banks Have Blocked Over 75 Accounts Since the End of Last Year Due to Cryptocurrency-Related Activities

Venezuelan Banks have started eyeing the accounts of customers with ties to cryptocurrency trading, principally related to peer-to-peer (P2P) transaction activity. According to Legalrocks, a crypto and blockchain-focused legal firm in Venezuela, mere end 75 accounts have been blocked by Venezuelan

US Lawmaker Calls on SEC Chair Gensler to Testify About His Crypto Regulatory Failures

OS. Congressman Tom Emmer has called on the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEK), Gary Gensler, to testify before Congress andanswer questions about the cost of his regulatory failures.The lawmaker stressed: “Gensler has repeatedly dodged Congress at

Research Shows Centralized Exchanges Saw the Most Visits This Year From Americans, Koreans, Russians

Residents of the United States, South Korea and the Russian Federation have been the most frequent users of centralized exchanges this year, according to a new study. The finding comes after the spectacular crash of FTX, one of the largest such

US Senator Calls Sam Bankman-Fried to Answer for Failure of FTX and Alameda Research

Two congressional hearings will be held next week on the collapse of cryptocurrency exchange FTX and U.S. lawmakers have asked former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) to testify. As the founder of FTX and Alameda Research, “you must answer for the