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FTX to Sell LedgerX Unit to M7 Holdings for $50 Million Amid Chapter 11 Proceedings

The sale of LedgerX LLC is expected to generate approximately $50 million in proceeds for the FTX Debtors.

Former FTX US President Reportedly Quit Over 'Protracted Disagreement' With CEO Sam Bankman-Fried, According to New Report

Former FTX US President Brett Harrison reportedly resigned last September due to a "protracted disagreement" with CEO Sam Bankman-Fried and his inner circle, according to a new report filed by FTX CEO John J. Ray III to the US bankruptcy court in Delaware.

SBF Shilled FTX Risk Model to FDIC Chairman Gruenberg Prior Collapse

Before crypto exchange FTX and its founder Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) got tied down around allegations of misappropriation of users’ funds, SBF was among the most influential crypto entrepreneurs. Long before FTX collapsed, an allegedly leaked email exchange with a top regulator shows SBF’s intent to get the exchange federally regulated.

FTX Finds Only 1 BTC Out of 1,591 Customer-Owned at Time of Collapse

“Their books and records are incomplete and, in many cases, totally absent,” said current FTX CEO John J. Ray III, during a presentation of the company’s current assets and liabilities on Mar. 2.

Sam Bankman-Fried Insists Bankruptcy Team Is Wrong About FTX US Insolvency

Despite repeated claims from the FTX bankruptcy restructuring team that both the international and U.S. exchanges are missing millions worth of customer funds, disgraced ex-CEO Sam Bankman-Fried says they’re wrong.

How Social Media Influencers Fed Bankman-Fried's Cult of Personality

A number of YouTubers, often working with the Creators Agency talent management company, took money that was allegedly stolen from FTX customers to promote a gigantic financial fraud.

Former FTX US President Denies Involvement in FTX Collapse

Brett Harrison, the former president of FTX U.S. has denied involvement in the FTX-Alameda debacle.

Scaramucci Invests in Crypto Firm Set Up by Ex-FTX US Head

Anthony Scaramucci said he is investing in a company set up by Brett Harrison, the former president of defunct cryptocurrency exchange FTX US.

The Battle for Voyager Digital

Binance.US is to purchase Voyager Digital assets for $1 billion. Previously, FTX US had won the auction for the assets of Voyager Digital.