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Bitflyer Takes Over FTX’s Defunct Japanese Unit: NHK

According to a local report, the Japan-based crypto exchange Bitflyer has acquired the failed Japanese unit of FTX. The report indicates that arrangements are currently underway to take over the business. Bitflyer Acquires Bankrupt FTX Japan, Local Report Claims On June 20, 2024, NHK reported that Japan’s Bitflyer acquired the now-defunct Japanese unit of FTX.…
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Crypto Friendly Evolve Bank Under Scrutiny: Cease and Desist Order Issued 

The Federal Reserve and Arkansas State Bank Department have mandated sweeping reforms at Evolve Bank & Trust following significant compliance breaches. The order highlights issues in anti-money laundering efforts and consumer protection, especially in its dealings with fintech companies and prominent crypto players like FTX. Compliance Concerns Trigger Regulatory Action Against Evolve Bank Evolve Bank…
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FTX Loaned Millions to Australian Influencer to Ward Off Potential Litigation, Bankruptcy Report Reveals

According to a bankruptcy report from FTX, the defunct cryptocurrency exchange loaned an Australian influencer slightly more than $13 million. This loan was intended to assist him in repaying investors. The exchange proposed lending Saunders millions of dollars to prevent potential harm to its reputation and avoid litigation. Bankruptcy Report Contradicts Saunders’ Previous Assertions The…
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FTX Reaches Settlement With IRS on $24 Billion Tax Claim

Crypto exchange FTX has reached a settlement with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), reducing its $24 billion claim to $200 million to be paid within 60 days after the company’s restructuring plan is approved. Additionally, the U.S. tax authority will receive a $685 million lower priority claim, payable only if funds are available after satisfying…
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Former FTX Exec Ryan Salame Gets 7.5 Years In Prison, Ordered To Pay $11 Million

Former FTX executive and Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) associate Ryan Salame has been sentenced to 7.5 years in prison and a combined total of $11 million in forfeiture and restitution for criminal charges stemming from his time at SBF’s crypto exchange following a Tuesday morning hearing. Salame had originally requested a sentence of 18 months in…
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FTX Estate Sells Remaining Discounted Solana Tokens in Bid to Repay Creditors

The FTX estate, responsible for managing the defunct exchange’s bankruptcy, has auctioned off the last of its heavily discounted Solana (SOL) tokens. The tokens were sold to Pantera Capital and Figure Markets at a significantly reduced price as part of efforts to reimburse creditors and former clients. FTX Sold $2.6 Billion Worth Of Solana Token…
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Report: Investigation Finds No Fault With Sullivan & Cromwell in FTX Bankruptcy

An investigation into the law firm Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, which worked with the now-defunct crypto exchange FTX, revealed that the firm was neither involved in the fraud nor aware of the financial troubles that plagued the collapsed trading platform. Sullivan & Cromwell Cleared of Negligence in FTX Collapse Following a recent investigation, former U.S.…
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FTX Group Paid $25 Million In Settlement To Whistleblowers Before Collapse

Sam Bankman-Fried’s (SBF) FTX Group allegedly paid over $25 million in hush money to seven whistleblowers prior to the doomed crypto exchange collapse in November 2022, a bombshell independent examinator’s Thursday report found. FTX Whistleblowers Agreed To Settlement Deals Prior To Collapse Robert Cleary, the independent examiner tasked with conducting the report, discovered the now-settled…
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Spokesperson Hints at Sam Bankman-Fried’s Possible Move to California Prison

According to the Wall Street Journal, the convicted FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) is being transferred from the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn to an undisclosed location. Sources speculate that SBF might be headed to the Federal Correctional Institution in Mendota, California (FCI Mendota). SBF’s Potential Transfer to FCI Mendota Speculated A Wall Street Journal…
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Disgraced FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried is Being Transferred to California Prison

Federal officials are transfering former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried to a new prison in California. According to a recent report by The Wall Street Journal, Bankman-Fried’s spokesperson confirmed the move but did not provide the specific destination. People familiar with the matter stated that Bankman-Fried would likely be moved to a federal correctional facility in…
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