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NFTs minted on FTX break: showing blank images instead of the original art, highlights Web2 hosting flawscointelegraph8 December 2022 (LINK)
FTX hires forensics team to find customers' missing billions: Reportinvesting7 December 2022 (LINK)
FTX marked down Chipper Cash�s $2B valuation to $1.25Btechcrunch7 December 2022 (LINK)
FTX's LedgerX, a Solvent Corner of SBF's Fallen Empire, Will Put Millions in Bankruptcy Pot bloomberg30 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 Thiel sfstandard29 November 2022 (LINK)
Bankrupt Crypto Firm BlockFi Sues FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried For $580 Million cryptonews29 November 2022 (LINK)
NEXO releases proof of reserves showing no exposure to FTX cryptoslate29 November 2022 (LINK)
SBF says he secretly donated to Republicans as much as Democrats semafor29 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 Ellison decrypt29 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 SEC decrypt28 November 2022 (LINK)
BlockFi bankruptcy filing claims Alameda defaulted on $680M in loans axios28 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX New CEO John Ray III Criticized by Bahamas Government or his role in imposing restrictions on the corporation thenewscrypto28 November 2022 (LINK)
Attorney General of The Bahamas Defends Its Crypto Savvy in Wake of FTX Crash dailycoin28 November 2022 (LINK)

FTX's PR Agency Denies any Dealings Since Bankruptcy dailycoin26 November 2022 (LINK)
Trouble in the Bahamas following FTX collapse: Report cointelegraph25 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 Loan davidgerard25 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX first-day hearing, Genesis screws DCG, Silvergate Bank davidgerard25 November 2022 (LINK)
Turkey Investigates Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried for Fraud, Seizes Assets davidgerard25 November 2022 (LINK)

Here's How Much Has Been Recovered Since FTX's Bankruptcy Filing: $740m cryptopotato24 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX: Crypto Faced Worse During Mt.Gox Collapse — Chainalysis bitcoinist24 November 2022 (LINK)
Bahamas Securities Regulator Blasts 'Inaccurate' Accusations Made by FTX coindesk24 November 2022 (LINK)

SBF in Letter to FTX Employees: I Froze Up in the Face of Pressure cryptopotato23 November 2022 (LINK)
5 major revelations about the collapse of crypto giant FTX npr23 November 2022 (LINK)
Justin Sun, TRON Founder, is willing to buy FTX assets despite a sizable sum missing coinnounce23 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: Serum bitcoin22 November 2022 (LINK)
Bankrupt Crypto Exchange FTX Exploring Sales of Subsidiaries, CEO Reveals bitcoin22 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX crisis leads to record inflows into short-investment products cointelegraph22 November 2022 (LINK)
SBF, FTX execs reportedly spend millions on 19 properties in the Bahamas cointelegraph22 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX Must Pay Expenses Incurred by Bahamas Regulator for Holding the Exchange's Digital Assets coindesk22 November 2022 (LINK)
South Korea, Singapore, Japan Top Countries Most Impacted by FTX Collapse: Report bitcoin22 November 2022 (LINK)

FTX Owns More Than $3 Billion To The Top 50 Creditors thenewscrypto21 November 2022 (LINK)
ETH Tanks 8% Overnight As FTX Hacker Sells Ethereum Holdings coingape21 November 2022 (LINK)

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

Singapore police warn investors against FTX phishing scams cointelegraph19 November 2022 (LINK)
Bahamas Liquidators Discover Possibilities Of Fraud From FTX bitcoinist19 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 Implications newsbtc19 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 Bahamas bitcoinist19 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX Crash: Attorney Says "No" To Represent SBF coingape19 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 collectibles cbsnews18 November 2022 (LINK)
The Bahamas pulled out all the stops to be a global crypto hub. FTX's demise could end that dream fortune18 November 2022 (LINK)
Crypto Venture Firm Multicoin Capital Reportedly Lost Close to A Billion Dollars on FTX coingape18 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 contagion cryptopotato18 November 2022 (LINK)
Here Are the Sports Marketing Deals Crumbling Along With FTX decrypt18 November 2022 (LINK)

'This situation is unprecedented': 10 crazy things detailed in FTX's bankruptcy filing marketwatch17 November 2022 (LINK)
Bahamas seized FTX Digital Markets' assets on Nov. 12, regulator now says theblock17 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX accuses Bahamian government of directing unauthorized transfer theblock17 November 2022 (LINK)
New FTX CEO says 'complete failure of corporate control' at crypto exchange reuters17 November 2022 (LINK)
JFTX used corporate funds to purchase employee homes, new filing shows cnbc17 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 US bitcoin16 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 solvent theguardian16 November 2022 (LINK)
4 Key Takeaways from the FTX Fiasco coindesk16 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX Investors Sue Celebrity Endorsers hollywoodreporter16 November 2022 (LINK)
Sam Bankman-Fried tries to explain himself vox16 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-Founder bitcoin16 November 2022 (LINK)
Scenes from FTX's perch in the Bahamas semafor16 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX bankruptcy freezes millions worth of crypto company funds cointelegraph16 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX Australia's license suspended as 30K Aussies left in the lurch cointelegraph16 November 2022 (LINK)

Will SBF face consequences for mismanaging FTX? Don't count on it cointelegraph15 November 2022 (LINK)
US Politicians Donate Bankman-Fried Cash to Charity newsbtc15 November 2022 (LINK)
FTT Misery Worsens As These Top Exchanges Move To Delist Crypto bitcoinist15 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX's New Leadership Is in Touch With Regulators, May Have Over 1M Creditors, New Filings Say coindesk15 November 2022 (LINK)
Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried Tried To Raise Cash After Chapter 11 Filing: WSJ ethereumworldnews15 November 2022 (LINK)
Crypto Fund Sino Global Regrets Its 'Misplaced Trust' in FTX, Reports 'Mid-Seven' Figure Losses Tied to Exchange coindesk15 November 2022 (LINK)
Huobi Becomes Latest Crypto Exchange to Disclose Proof-of-Reserves bitcoin15 November 2022 (LINK)
Ikigai Exec Says 'Large Majority' of Crypto Asset Management Firm's Funds Stuck on FTX bitcoin15 November 2022 (LINK)

Exchange outflows hit historic highs as Bitcoin investors self-custody cointelegraph14 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 Crisis coindesk14 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 FTX reuters14 November 2022 (LINK)
US Law Enforcement Directs Paxos to Freeze More Than 11,000 PAXG Tokenized Gold Coins valued at roughly $19m held with FTX bitcoin14 November 2022 (LINK)
Former Huobi-linked entity New Huo Technology/formerly Huobi Global (separate from Huobi) says it has $18.1 million stuck on FTX cointelegraph14 November 2022 (LINK)
BlockFi denies rumors that majority of its assets are held on FTX cointelegraph14 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 Wipeout coindesk14 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 Flags bitcoin13 November 2022 (LINK)
Former US Treasury Secretary Larry Summers Compares FTX Collapse to Enron Fraud bitcoin13 November 2022 (LINK)
Kraken CSO claims to Identify the Hacker Who Stole $600 Million From FTX coinpedia13 November 2022 (LINK)
Sequoia's investment in FTX has not affected its fund thecoinrise13 November 2022 (LINK)
Bahamas Securities Regulator Says It Didn't Order FTX to Reopen Local Withdrawals coindesk13 November 2022 (LINK)
Plaid suspends FTX.US access to user data after 'concerning' reports coindesk13 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 reports cointelegraph12 November 2022 (LINK)
John Ray III Takes Over as CEO of Bankruptcy Filed FTX thenewscrypto12 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 Assets coingape12 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: Exclusive theblock12 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 FTX cryptoknowmics12 November 2022 (LINK)
BlockFi announces withdrawal suspension amid the ongoing FTX crisis thecoinrise12 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 downfall theblock12 November 2022 (LINK)
Tether blacklists $31.4M USDT following FTX's alleged hack, Musk reacts cointelegraph12 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 Wallets coingape12 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX Disaster Reduces Star Atlas Financial Runway in Half cryptoknowmics12 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX Owes Miami $16.5m After Arena Sponsorship Cancellation coindesk12 November 2022 (LINK)
Galois Capital Hedge Fund Might Collapse Over FTX Hack coingape12 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 industry theblock12 November 2022 (LINK)

Binance chief CZ says El Salvador didn't hold any bitcoin on Sam Bankman-Fried's collapsing FTX cryptoknowmics11 November 2022 (LINK)
Crypto Lender BlockFi Halts Withdrawals in Wake of FTX Collapse cryptoknowmics11 November 2022 (LINK)
Community Pressures Congress To Probe Connections Between FTX CEO And SEC Chair thecryptobasic11 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 collapse cointelegraph11 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX Foundation's Future Fund team resigns, condemns exchange's behavior theblock11 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 Empire blockworks11 November 2022 (LINK)

FTX to file for U.S. bankruptcy protection, CEO resigns ground.news: 32 sources10 November 2022 (LINK)
Europe's biggest digital asset investment firm reveals $30.3 million exposure to FTX: 11% of its assets fortune10 November 2022 (LINK)
Crypto Broker Genesis Says Derivatives Business Has About $175 Million on FTX decrypt10 November 2022 (LINK)
CoinShares Confirms $30.3 Million Exposure to FTX bloomberg ●�10 November 2022 (LINK)
Sequoia Capital marks its FTX investment down to zero dollars techcrunch10 November 2022 (LINK)
'My hands were tied': Sam Bankman-Fried breaks his silence days after the dramatic collapse of his crypto exchange businessinsider10 November 2022 (LINK)
Bankman-Fried's Cabal of Roommates in the Bahamas Ran His Crypto Empire �" And Dated. Other Employees Have Lots of Questions coindesk10 November 2022 (LINK)
Crypto Market Down By 8%; Liquidation Breaches $690m: over $100 billion worth of value was wiped out from the market newsbtc10 November 2022 (LINK)
Sam Bankman-Fried pledges to use 'every penny' FTX has to repay its users seekingalpha10 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX Japan Ordered by Regulator to Suspend Operations coingape10 November 2022 (LINK)
Tether Reportedly Freezes 46M USDT on Tron Owned by FTX bitcoinist10 November 2022 (LINK)
El Salvador President Bukele dismisses rumors country holds Bitcoin on FTX finbold10 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX Affirms $8B Need To Avert Bankruptcy bitcoinist10 November 2022 (LINK)
JP Morgan Predicts Bitcoin Crash To $13K newsbtc10 November 2022 (LINK)
How Congestion caused Solend to struggle to pay off the SOL loan coinnounce10 November 2022 (LINK)
Justin Sun Trying To Rescue FTX After Binance Says No to Acquisition Deal coinnounce10 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 Scrutiny thenewscrypto10 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 Alameda coinnounce10 November 2022 (LINK)

Crypto Markets Bleed $130 Billion in 12 Hours as Contagion Continues cryptopotato9 November 2022 (LINK)
Circle & Tether Deny Any Connection With FTX Or Alameda coinpedia9 November 2022 (LINK)
Robinhood Shares Drop 20% Amid Binance Acquiring FTX thenewscrypto9 November 2022 (LINK)
SoftBank and BlackRock among FTX investors in the dark over Binance deal theblock9 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 $1bn bosshunting9 November 2022 (LINK)
FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried removes 'assets are fine' flood from Twitter cointelegraph9 November 2022 (LINK)
Swiss Watch Firm Rolex Files Application for NFTs and Crypto-Related Trademark bitdegree9 November 2022 (LINK)

Binance intends to fully acquire FTX cryptoslate8 November 2022 (LINK)

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

FTX Exchange Halts All Crypto Withdrawals coindesk8 November 2022 (LINK)
US Seizes 50,000 Bitcoins Associated With Silk Road Marketplace cryptoknowmics8 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 there fortune10 November 2022 (LINK)

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