At its peak in April 2022, Yield Protocol had over $22 million in total value locked, but this figure has since dwindled to around $2 million.
Low volatility returned to crypto markets after a sudden move higher earlier this week following ETF decisions.
The tides finally changed after Gary Wang and Nishad Singh (both FTX directors who have since pled guilty to fraud in the ongoing trial) joined the firm.
The FTX founder was never offered a plea deal, Nicholas Roos, one of the federal prosecutors, said.
O’Leary, an entrepreneur and television personality, was paid $15 million by FTX for “20 service hours, 20 social posts, one virtual lunch and 50 autographs,” according to Michael Lewis’ new book “Going Infinite.”
This makes the trading giant one of FTX’s top creditors, Lewis wrote, citing documents from the crypto exchange’s former chief operating officer, Constance Wang.
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) targeted several Chinese businesses and their employees Tuesday in the latest round of charges tied to production and trafficking of fentanyl – a network that depended on cryptocurrency payments, according to authorities.
Ripple’s Singapore arm has secured a license as a major payments institution from the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the company said, allowing it to keep providing digital payment token services in the fast-growing region.
Crypto-friendly Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) has landed in the driver’s seat of the U.S. House of Representatives just as legislation to establish digital-asset regulations nears a finish line there.
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