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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, cites exposure to FTX

Crypto lender BlockFi files for bankruptcy, cites exposure to FTX

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 industry’s latest casualty after the company was hit by the exposure to the dramatic collapse of the FTX …

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Exclusive: Bankman-Fried's FTX Parents Bought Bahamian Property Worth $121M

Exclusive: Bankman-Fried’s FTX Parents Bought Bahamian Property Worth $121M

FTX unit purchased 7 condos in upscale resort for “key personnel” Bankman-Fried’s parents named owners of $16.4 million vacation home Bankman and Fried tell Reuters: Seeking to return the deed to FTX NEW PROVIDENCE, Bahamas, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX, his parents and top executives of the failed cryptocurrency exchange have purchased at …

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Musk warns of Twitter bankruptcy as more top executives quit

Musk warns of Twitter bankruptcy as more top executives quit

November 10 (Reuters) – New owner of Twitter Inc, Elon Musk, on Thursday raised the possibility of the social media platform going bankrupt, capping a chaotic day that included a warning from a U.S. privacy regulator and the exit from the leader in enterprise trust and security. The billionaire on his first mass call with …

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FTX's Bankman-Fried Seeks Funding After Binance Deal Collapses

FTX’s Bankman-Fried Seeks Funding After Binance Deal Collapses

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE/NEW YORK, Nov 10 (Reuters) – FTX chief executive Sam Bankman-Fried on Thursday launched an urgent campaign to raise funds to save his business as the crypto exchange seeks to fill a $8 billion hole in its finances, according to tweets and a memo to employees. Bankman-Fried said he was in talks with “a …

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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 screwed up.” The reason for the mea culpa: its announcement half an hour …

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CVS, Walmart and Walgreens agree to pay $13.8 billion to settle US opioid claims

CVS, Walmart and Walgreens agree to pay $13.8 billion to settle US opioid claims

Nov 2 (Reuters) – CVS Health Corp (CVS.N), Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA.O) and Walmart Inc (WMT.N) have agreed to pay around $13.8 billion to resolve thousands of lawsuits in the United States and locals accusing pharmacy chains of mishandling opioid painkillers, potentially bringing years of litigation close to the finish line. CVS said Wednesday …

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