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Sam Bankman-Fried says he 'never tried to commit fraud'

Sam Bankman-Fried says he ‘never tried to commit fraud’

NEW YORK, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Sam Bankman-Fried, founder and former CEO of now bankrupt crypto exchange FTX, tried to distance himself from suggestions of fraud in his first public appearance since the collapse of his business. losses totaling billions of dollars. Speaking via video link at The New York Times Dealbook Summit with Andrew …

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Crypto lender BlockFi files for bankruptcy as FTX ripple effect spreads

Crypto lender BlockFi files for bankruptcy as FTX ripple effect spreads

Filing follows weeks after FTX collapse FTX listed as BlockFi’s #2 creditor Bitcoin down over 70% from 2021 peak Nov 28 (Reuters) – Cryptocurrency lender BlockFi has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, it said on Monday, the latest crypto casualty after the exchange’s dramatic collapse FTX earlier this month. The New Jersey court filing comes …

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Fake tweet caused panic at Eli Lilly and may have cost Twitter millions

Fake tweet caused panic at Eli Lilly and may have cost Twitter millions

Comment this story Comment The nine-word tweet was sent on Thursday afternoon from an account using the name and logo of pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly and Co., and it immediately drew a giant response: “We are delighted to announce that insulin is free now.” The tweet bore a blue “verified” check mark, a badge that …

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Elon Musk's first big Twitter product was put on hiatus after fake accounts spread

Elon Musk’s first big Twitter product was put on hiatus after fake accounts spread

Comment this story Comment Twitter has paused allowing people to sign up for its paid subscription feature which grants blue ticks amid a flood of fake accounts, just days after launching the controversial feature. A memo to Twitter employees sent Thursday evening says it’s decided to temporarily disable signups for Twitter Blue, its new $7.99 …

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FTX seeks $9.4 billion in bailout funds from investors and rivals - source

FTX seeks $9.4 billion in bailout funds from investors and rivals – source

Nov 10 (Reuters) – FTX is scrambling to raise about $9.4 billion from investors and competitors, a source said on Thursday, as chief executive Sam Bankman-Fried urgently seeks to save the cryptocurrency exchange that has been rocked by a rush of customer withdrawals. Bankman-Fried discussed raising $1 billion each from Justin Sun, the founder of …

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Exclusive: Behind the fall of FTX, the fight against billionaires and a failed attempt to save crypto

Exclusive: Behind the fall of FTX, the fight against billionaires and a failed attempt to save crypto

November 10 (Reuters) – (This story contains language that some readers may find offensive in paragraph 2) On Tuesday morning, Sam Bankman-Fried, owner of cryptocurrency exchange FTX, caught his employees off guard with a grim message. “I’m sorry,” he told them. “I failed.” The reason for the mea culpa: its announcement half an hour earlier …

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