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FTX Lawsuit: Exchange Owns $1.72B in Crypto, $200M in Real Estate

FTX Lawsuit: Exchange Owns $1.72B in Crypto, $200M in Real Estate

The FTX lawsuit has unlocked a new, surprising turn of events. Bankrupt FTX revealed a staggering $7 billion worth of cryptocurrency assets in a recent court filing. Among the disclosed assets are $1.16 billion worth of Solana (SOL) tokens and $560 million in Bitcoin (BTC). This revelation comes as the exchange requests permission from a New York judge to sell off its crypto holdings in order to return funds to its creditors in cash.

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The court filing from Monday details some astonishing payments made to senior executives, including founder Sam Bankman-Fried, before the company filed for bankruptcy in November of last year. The huge payouts have raised concerns about the company’s management and the factors behind its bankruptcy.

“We had no idea that FTX held this much in assets,” said a former employee, who requested anonymity. “It’s quite shocking to see how much money was moving around behind the scenes while the company was going through turmoil.”

FTX’s proposal to sell its crypto holdings could impact the cryptocurrency market. Investors and experts anxiously await the judge’s decision. The judge’s ruling may also influence how other companies facing bankruptcy navigate the process of liquidating their crypto assets.

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As the New York judge evaluates FTX’s request, industry analysts assess the implications for the cryptocurrency market and corporate world. A cryptocurrency analyst had this to say:

“The FTX bankruptcy case has caught the attention of the entire industry. Not only does it reveal an astonishing amount of hidden assets, but it also raises questions about the management and regulation of cryptocurrency exchanges going forward. How this case resolves may set a precedent for future insolvencies in the crypto space.”

As the FTX lawsuit continues, stakeholders and market observers closely monitor the case for updates. With the immense amount of money involved, the outcome of this case will undoubtedly have ripple effects across the cryptocurrency world and the wider economy.



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