Tag: Binance CEO

Examining the Holdings of 5 Centralized Crypto Exchanges: A Look at Binance, Okx, Crypto.com, Bitfinex, and Huobi

After FTX collapsed, the incident prompted many major crypto exchanges to publish proof-of-reserves and lists of known addresses so users can verify the solvency of the trading platforms. While the…

Amid Speculation and Rumors Surrounding Binance, Exchange Token BNB Suffers Losses From the Alleged FUD

Following the FTX collapse, the largest cryptocurrency exchange by trade volume, Binance, has been surrounded by rumors and speculation in recent times. On Dec. 12, 2022, Reuters reported that U.S.…

Report: Before the Bankruptcy Filing, FTX Co-Founder SBF Was Told by Crypto Execs to ‘Stop Trying to Depeg Stablecoins’

According to a recent report published by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), cryptocurrency executives were allegedly concerned that Sam Bankman Fried’s (SBF) Alameda Research was trying to “depeg stablecoins.” Purportedly,…

Binance Counters ‘Wrong Narratives’ About FTX — CZ Calls SBF ‘One of the Greatest Fraudsters in History’

The CEO of crypto exchange Binance, Changpeng Zhao (CZ), has countered several “wrong narratives” about the collapsed crypto exchange FTX and its co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF). The Binance boss calls…

Binance CEO: Most Governments Understand Crypto Adoption Will Happen Regardless

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao (CZ) says that most governments know that crypto adoption will happen regardless of what they do. “It’s better to regulate the industry instead of trying to…

Binance Publishes Its Proof-of-Reserves System for Bitcoin Holdings, Additional Assets Coming Soon

On Nov. 25, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in terms of daily trade volume, Binance, published its bitcoin proof-of-reserves (POR) system using The Merkle approach. At the time of writing, the…

Binance CEO CZ Calls SBF a ‘Psychopath,’ 3AC Co-Founder Accuses FTX, Alameda of Stop Hunting His Hedge Fund

During a conversation with Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao (CZ) and the Milken Institute, the exchange executive called the former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) a “psychopath” for one of the…

Sam Bankman-Fried, FTX, Alameda Were Accused of Conspiracy, Racketeering, and Market Manipulation 3 Years Before FTX Collapsed

Amid the latest bankruptcy case filed by FTX Trading Ltd., U.S. regulators want to crack down on crypto exchanges, and a class action lawsuit has been issued against former FTX…

Proof-of-Reserves Concept Gains Traction as Major Crypto Exchanges Provide Wallet Lists and Promise Full Audits

When it was first discovered that FTX might be insolvent, a large slew of crypto exchange executives said that they aimed to provide proof-of-reserves audits. While exchanges like Binance and…

Report Says Alameda Research ‘Didn’t Trade Crypto,’ Speculators Think SBF’s Political Connections Let FTX Fly Under the Radar

On Nov. 11, 2022, FTX Trading Ltd. filed a voluntary petition for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware. The news followed a few days of speculation and evidence that had…