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FTX's LedgerX, a Solvent Corner of SBF's Fallen Empire, Will Put Millions in Bankruptcy Potbloomberg30 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried says he has just $100,000 in his bank account after running a company that was once worth $32 billion fortune30 November 2022 (LINK)

BlockFi Bankruptcy Wipes Out Billions for 400,000 Everyday Americans and Investors Like Peter Thielsfstandard29 November 2022 (LINK)
Bankrupt Crypto Firm BlockFi Sues FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried For $580 Millioncryptonews29 November 2022 (LINK)
NEXO releases proof of reserves showing no exposure to FTXcryptoslate29 November 2022 (LINK)
SBF says he secretly donated to Republicans as much as Democratssemafor29 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX Resumes Post-Bankruptcy Payments to Employees:The company will pay employees and vendors, but not former CEO Sam Bankman-Fried or Caroline Ellisondecrypt29 November 2022 (LINK)

BlockFi Owes $1 Billion to Just Three of Its Largest Creditors: Bankruptcy Filing: The largest creditors include the trustee company that manages its BlockFi Interest Accounts, FTX US, and the SECdecrypt28 November 2022 (LINK)
BlockFi bankruptcy filing claims Alameda defaulted on $680M in loansaxios28 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX New CEO John Ray III Criticized by Bahamas Government or his role in imposing restrictions on the corporationthenewscrypto28 November 2022 (LINK)
Attorney General of The Bahamas Defends Its Crypto Savvy in Wake of FTX Crashdailycoin28 November 2022 (LINK)

FTX's PR Agency Denies any Dealings Since Bankruptcydailycoin26 November 2022 (LINK)
Trouble in the Bahamas following FTX collapse: Reportcointelegraph25 November 2022 (LINK)

— FTX provided employment for locals, reportedly spending over "$100,000 a week on catering," and also set up a private shuttle service to transport workers around the island. FTX also hired a number of local Bahamians in areas such as logistics, events planning and regulatory compliance, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Elon Musk says Bankman-Fried Owns 0% of Twitter Dismissing Reports Claiming a $100M Loandavidgerard25 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX first-day hearing, Genesis screws DCG, Silvergate Bankdavidgerard25 November 2022 (LINK)
Turkey Investigates Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried for Fraud, Seizes Assetsdavidgerard25 November 2022 (LINK)

Here's How Much Has Been Recovered Since FTX's Bankruptcy Filing: $740mcryptopotato24 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX: Crypto Faced Worse During Mt.Gox Collapse — Chainalysisbitcoinist24 November 2022 (LINK)
Bahamas Securities Regulator Blasts 'Inaccurate' Accusations Made by FTXcoindesk24 November 2022 (LINK)

SBF in Letter to FTX Employees: I Froze Up in the Face of Pressurecryptopotato23 November 2022 (LINK)
5 major revelations about the collapse of crypto giant FTXnpr23 November 2022 (LINK)
Justin Sun, TRON Founder, is willing to buy FTX assets despite a sizable sum missingcoinnounce23 November 2022 (LINK)
Bankruptcy filing reveals China was FTX's largest client after island tax havens: 8%, same as U.K., behind Cayman Islands (22%) and Virgin Islands (11%). Singapore 6%, U.S. 2%wired22 November 2022 (LINK)
Race To Save Sam Bankman-Fried's Other Crypto Exchange: Serumbitcoin22 November 2022 (LINK)
Bankrupt Crypto Exchange FTX Exploring Sales of Subsidiaries, CEO Revealsbitcoin22 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX crisis leads to record inflows into short-investment productscointelegraph22 November 2022 (LINK)
SBF, FTX execs reportedly spend millions on 19 properties in the Bahamascointelegraph22 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX Must Pay Expenses Incurred by Bahamas Regulator for Holding the Exchange's Digital Assetscoindesk22 November 2022 (LINK)
South Korea, Singapore, Japan Top Countries Most Impacted by FTX Collapse: Reportbitcoin22 November 2022 (LINK)

FTX Owns More Than $3 Billion To The Top 50 Creditorsthenewscrypto21 November 2022 (LINK)
ETH Tanks 8% Overnight As FTX Hacker Sells Ethereum Holdingscoingape21 November 2022 (LINK)

Ripple interested in buying FTX's Assets serving business customersu.today20 November 2022 (LINK)

Singapore police warn investors against FTX phishing scamscointelegraph19 November 2022 (LINK)
Bahamas Liquidators Discover Possibilities Of Fraud From FTXbitcoinist19 November 2022 (LINK)
'I predicted FTX's collapse a month before it happened: There were ample warning signs to tip investors off to problems behind the scenes at FTX'cointelegraph19 November 2022 (LINK)
NYDIG Analyzes The FTX Collapse And Its Implicationsnewsbtc19 November 2022 (LINK)

— Speaking about "signs of contagion," NYDIG mentions BlockFi and the Genesis/ Gemini combo. However, there might be much more to come.

FTX Shopping Spree: Sam Bankman-Fried Bought Employees Homes In The Bahamasbitcoinist19 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX Crash: Attorney Says "No" To Represent SBFcoingape19 November 2022 (LINK)

— Speaking to Bloomberg his earlier lawyer said, "we informed Mr. Bankman-Fried several days ago, after the filing of the FTX bankruptcy, that conflicts had arisen that precluded us from representing him."


NFT prices slump as FTX's collapse shadows digital collectiblescbsnews18 November 2022 (LINK)
The Bahamas pulled out all the stops to be a global crypto hub. FTX's demise could end that dreamfortune18 November 2022 (LINK)
Crypto Venture Firm Multicoin Capital Reportedly Lost Close to A Billion Dollars on FTXcoingape18 November 2022 (LINK)
Leading crypto companies such as Tether are scrambling to reassure users that their products and services are free of FTX and Alameda contagioncryptopotato18 November 2022 (LINK)
Here Are the Sports Marketing Deals Crumbling Along With FTXdecrypt18 November 2022 (LINK)

'This situation is unprecedented': 10 crazy things detailed in FTX's bankruptcy filingmarketwatch17 November 2022 (LINK)
Bahamas seized FTX Digital Markets' assets on Nov. 12, regulator now saystheblock17 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX accuses Bahamian government of directing unauthorized transfertheblock17 November 2022 (LINK)
New FTX CEO says 'complete failure of corporate control' at crypto exchangereuters17 November 2022 (LINK)
JFTX used corporate funds to purchase employee homes, new filing showscnbc17 November 2022 (LINK)
Singapore's Temasek writes down $275M investment in FTX: investment firm says its belief in ex-CEO was "misplaced"bitcoin17 November 2022 (LINK)

Bahamian Liquidators Say FTX Wasn't Authorized to File for Bankruptcy in the USbitcoin16 November 2022 (LINK)

— Despite the company's convoluted corporate structure, Bahamas-based lawyers say everything falls under the "FTX Digital Markets" umbrella – a Bahamian entity, subject to Bahamian law.

SBF claims crypto exchange is still solventtheguardian16 November 2022 (LINK)
4 Key Takeaways from the FTX Fiascocoindesk16 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX Investors Sue Celebrity Endorsershollywoodreporter16 November 2022 (LINK)
Sam Bankman-Fried tries to explain himselfvox16 November 2022 (LINK)
SBF Is Sleeping Better, Playing Video Games — New York Times Sam Bankman-Fried Interview Dunked on for Going Soft on FTX Co-Founderbitcoin16 November 2022 (LINK)
Scenes from FTX's perch in the Bahamassemafor16 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX bankruptcy freezes millions worth of crypto company fundscointelegraph16 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX Australia's license suspended as 30K Aussies left in the lurchcointelegraph16 November 2022 (LINK)

Will SBF face consequences for mismanaging FTX? Don't count on itcointelegraph15 November 2022 (LINK)
US Politicians Donate Bankman-Fried Cash to Charitynewsbtc15 November 2022 (LINK)
FTT Misery Worsens As These Top Exchanges Move To Delist Cryptobitcoinist15 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX's New Leadership Is in Touch With Regulators, May Have Over 1M Creditors, New Filings Saycoindesk15 November 2022 (LINK)
Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried Tried To Raise Cash After Chapter 11 Filing: WSJethereumworldnews15 November 2022 (LINK)
Crypto Fund Sino Global Regrets Its 'Misplaced Trust' in FTX, Reports 'Mid-Seven' Figure Losses Tied to Exchangecoindesk15 November 2022 (LINK)
Huobi Becomes Latest Crypto Exchange to Disclose Proof-of-Reservesbitcoin15 November 2022 (LINK)
Ikigai Exec Says 'Large Majority' of Crypto Asset Management Firm's Funds Stuck on FTXbitcoin15 November 2022 (LINK)

Exchange outflows hit historic highs as Bitcoin investors self-custodycointelegraph14 November 2022 (LINK)

— In a Nov. 13 post on Twitter, Glassnode reported that Bitcoin exchange outflows had hit near historic levels of 106,000 BTC per month. It added that this has happened only three other times — in April 2022 and November 2020, as well as in June/July 2022.

Binance Starts Recovery Fund for Crypto Projects Facing Liquidity Crisiscoindesk14 November 2022 (LINK)

— Tron founder Justin Sun said that Tron, Huobi Global and Poloniex will support Binance in its initiative.

Visa has terminated global debit card agreements with FTXreuters14 November 2022 (LINK)
US Law Enforcement Directs Paxos to Freeze More Than 11,000 PAXG Tokenized Gold Coins valued at roughly $19m held with FTXbitcoin14 November 2022 (LINK)
Former Huobi-linked entity New Huo Technology/formerly Huobi Global (separate from Huobi) says it has $18.1 million stuck on FTXcointelegraph14 November 2022 (LINK)
BlockFi denies rumors that majority of its assets are held on FTXcointelegraph14 November 2022 (LINK)
Effective Altruism: Former FTX CEO's Alleged $40M Penthouse Listed for Sale, Report Says Firm Spent $74M on Real Estate (photos)bitcoin14 November 2022 (LINK)
Turkish Law Enforcement Investigating FTX's Local Arm Following Wipeoutcoindesk14 November 2022 (LINK)

Royal Bahamas Police Force Reveals FTX Is Being Investigated for 'Criminal Misconduct'bitcoin13 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX Contract Deployer Unlocks 192 Million FTT, Exchange Token's Questionable Tokenomics Highlights Red Flagsbitcoin13 November 2022 (LINK)
Former US Treasury Secretary Larry Summers Compares FTX Collapse to Enron Fraudbitcoin13 November 2022 (LINK)
Kraken CSO claims to Identify the Hacker Who Stole $600 Million From FTXcoinpedia13 November 2022 (LINK)
Sequoia's investment in FTX has not affected its fundthecoinrise13 November 2022 (LINK)
Bahamas Securities Regulator Says It Didn't Order FTX to Reopen Local Withdrawalscoindesk13 November 2022 (LINK)
Plaid suspends FTX.US access to user data after 'concerning' reportscoindesk13 November 2022 (LINK)

Bankrupt crypto exchange FTX scrambles to stabilize whatever funds it still has after being 'Hacked'mashable12 November 2022 (LINK)
Sam Bankman-Fried is 'under supervision' in Bahamas, looking to flee to Dubai — and other reportscointelegraph12 November 2022 (LINK)
John Ray III Takes Over as CEO of Bankruptcy Filed FTXthenewscrypto12 November 2022 (LINK)

— "Indictments against John J. Ray III have been filed due to his failure to make required financial declarations while serving in authoritative roles. While in positions requiring financial declarations, the new FTX CEO was active in trading equities belonging to three different firms", according to an SEC report.

Against $9bn In Liabilities FTX Holds Less Than $1bn In Liquid Assetscoingape12 November 2022 (LINK)
Sam Bankman Fried's FTX & Alamada Empire Collapsed. How Much Did He Actually Donate To Charity In The End?cointelegraph12 November 2022 (LINK)

— "According to an interview with CNBC, SBF gave $100M away in 2022 to charity. The most significant donations he has made are political. According to Open Secrets, a platform following donations in politics, SBF is the 6th largest contributor who donated over $36M to Democrats and $235,200 to Republicans."

FTX spent $74 million on real estate in the Bahamas this year: Exclusivetheblock12 November 2022 (LINK)
SBF, FTX, Alameda — the red flags were all there; how did we miss them?cryptopolitan12 November 2022 (LINK)
Galois Capital Claims 50% of Funds Locked on FTXcryptoknowmics12 November 2022 (LINK)
BlockFi announces withdrawal suspension amid the ongoing FTX crisisthecoinrise12 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX Says It Moved Remaining Funds to Cold Wallets to 'Mitigate Damage' After 'Unauthorized Transactions'coindesk12 November 2022 (LINK)
Jump Crypto says it remains 'well capitalized' following FTX downfalltheblock12 November 2022 (LINK)
Tether blacklists $31.4M USDT following FTX's alleged hack, Musk reactscointelegraph12 November 2022 (LINK)

— On the night of Nov. 11, several wallet addresses linked to FTX were found transferring millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrencies without an official notice — sparking speculations ranging from the commencement of FTX's bankruptcy proceedings to the involvement of hackers. Within hours, FTX confirmed on Telegram that the fund transfers were part of an ongoing hack.

FTX Hack: Almost $600 Million Transferred Out Of FTX Walletscoingape12 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX Disaster Reduces Star Atlas Financial Runway in Halfcryptoknowmics12 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX Owes Miami $16.5m After Arena Sponsorship Cancellationcoindesk12 November 2022 (LINK)
Galois Capital Hedge Fund Might Collapse Over FTX Hackcoingape12 November 2022 (LINK)
Elon Musk Reveals Talks With Sam Bankman-Fried: "My Bullshit Meter Was Redlining"coindesk12 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX collapse timeline: Six days that rocked the crypto industrytheblock12 November 2022 (LINK)

Binance chief CZ says El Salvador didn't hold any bitcoin on Sam Bankman-Fried's collapsing FTXcryptoknowmics11 November 2022 (LINK)
Crypto Lender BlockFi Halts Withdrawals in Wake of FTX Collapsecryptoknowmics11 November 2022 (LINK)
Community Pressures Congress To Probe Connections Between FTX CEO And SEC Chairthecryptobasic11 November 2022 (LINK)
Rumors continue to fly surrounding Sam Bankman-Fried and the fall of FTX: arrest?cointelegraph11 November 2022 (LINK)
California regulators to investigate FTX crypto exchange collapsecointelegraph11 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX Foundation's Future Fund team resigns, condemns exchange's behaviortheblock11 November 2022 (LINK)
Bahamian Regulator Freezes FTX Assets, Labeling It as a "Prudent Course of Action"thenewscrypto11 November 2022 (LINK)
Ontario Teachers Fund Sank $95M in Failed FTX Empireblockworks11 November 2022 (LINK)

FTX to file for U.S. bankruptcy protection, CEO resignsground.news: 32 sources10 November 2022 (LINK)
Europe's biggest digital asset investment firm reveals $30.3 million exposure to FTX: 11% of its assetsfortune10 November 2022 (LINK)
Crypto Broker Genesis Says Derivatives Business Has About $175 Million on FTXdecrypt10 November 2022 (LINK)
CoinShares Confirms $30.3 Million Exposure to FTXbloomberg ●10 November 2022 (LINK)
Sequoia Capital marks its FTX investment down to zero dollarstechcrunch10 November 2022 (LINK)
'My hands were tied': Sam Bankman-Fried breaks his silence days after the dramatic collapse of his crypto exchangebusinessinsider10 November 2022 (LINK)
Bankman-Fried's Cabal of Roommates in the Bahamas Ran His Crypto Empire – And Dated. Other Employees Have Lots of Questionscoindesk10 November 2022 (LINK)
Crypto Market Down By 8%; Liquidation Breaches $690m: over $100 billion worth of value was wiped out from the marketnewsbtc10 November 2022 (LINK)
Sam Bankman-Fried pledges to use 'every penny' FTX has to repay its usersseekingalpha10 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX Japan Ordered by Regulator to Suspend Operationscoingape10 November 2022 (LINK)
Tether Reportedly Freezes 46M USDT on Tron Owned by FTXbitcoinist10 November 2022 (LINK)
El Salvador President Bukele dismisses rumors country holds Bitcoin on FTXfinbold10 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX Affirms $8B Need To Avert Bankruptcybitcoinist10 November 2022 (LINK)
JP Morgan Predicts Bitcoin Crash To $13Knewsbtc10 November 2022 (LINK)
How Congestion caused Solend to struggle to pay off the SOL loancoinnounce10 November 2022 (LINK)
Justin Sun Trying To Rescue FTX After Binance Says No to Acquisition Dealcoinnounce10 November 2022 (LINK)
Binance Steps Away from Its Plans to Acquire Crypto Exchange FTX citing "latest news reports regarding mishandled customer funds and alleged US agency investigations"bitdegree10 November 2022 (LINK)
Sam Bankman Fried's Empire FTX Facing Scrutinythenewscrypto10 November 2022 (LINK)
Sequoia Capital Drops Its FTX Holdings to $0, writing off $210m, Following "Liquidity Crunch"thenewscrypto10 November 2022 (LINK)
Kraken holds 9K FTT tokens, but claims no exposure to Alamedacoinnounce10 November 2022 (LINK)

Crypto Markets Bleed $130 Billion in 12 Hours as Contagion Continuescryptopotato9 November 2022 (LINK)
Circle & Tether Deny Any Connection With FTX Or Alamedacoinpedia9 November 2022 (LINK)
Robinhood Shares Drop 20% Amid Binance Acquiring FTXthenewscrypto9 November 2022 (LINK)
SoftBank and BlackRock among FTX investors in the dark over Binance dealtheblock9 November 2022 (LINK)
Sam Bankman-Fried's Net Worth Was $25 Billion — 94% Of It Was Wiped Out In A Single Day and now less than $1bnbosshunting9 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried removes 'assets are fine' flood from Twittercointelegraph9 November 2022 (LINK)
Swiss Watch Firm Rolex Files Application for NFTs and Crypto-Related Trademarkbitdegree9 November 2022 (LINK)

Binance intends to fully acquire FTXcryptoslate8 November 2022 (LINK)

— Binance's native token BNB soared on news of the acquisition, spiking over 20% in minutes.

FTX Exchange Halts All Crypto Withdrawalscoindesk8 November 2022 (LINK)
US Seizes 50,000 Bitcoins Associated With Silk Road Marketplacecryptoknowmics8 November 2022 (LINK)

With FTX on the verge of collapse, customers are wondering what happens to their crypto. Here's what to do if you have an account therefortune10 November 2022 (LINK)

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