Cheyenne

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Cheyenne Ligon

Cheyenne is on the news team at CoinDesk, where she focuses on crypto regulation and crime. Cheyenne is originally from Houston, Texas. She studied political science at Tulane University in Louisiana. In December 2021, she graduated from CUNY's Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism, where she focused on business and economics reporting. She has no significant crypto holdings.

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US Senators Demand Sam Bankman-Fried, FTX Execs Be Held Accountable to 'Fullest Extent of the Law’
Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) said in a Wednesday letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland they want Sam Bankman-Fried and others investigated.
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Abogados detallan el “abrupto y complicado” colapso de FTX durante la primera audiencia de quiebra
Los letrados dijeron que el ex CEO, Sam Bankman-Fried, administraba el exchange como si fuese su propio “territorio personal” y permitía que los directivos utilizaran fondos de los clientes para comprar propiedades de lujo.
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FTX Bankruptcy Judge Says Creditor Information Can Be Redacted – at Least for Now
John Dorsey said Tuesday that he wants to ensure FTX’s individual creditors are protected from cyber threats.
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Lawyers Detail the ‘Abrupt and Difficult’ Collapse of FTX in First Bankruptcy Hearing
FTX’s lawyers say former CEO Sam Bankman-Fried ran the exchange like his own “personal fiefdom,” allowing executives to use customer funds to purchase luxury real estate.
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CFTC Bypassed Legal Requirement in Trying to Serve Ooki DAO, Crypto Supporters Claim
Andreessen Horowitz, LexPunK and the DeFi Education Fund filed their responses to the CFTC.
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Two Estonian Citizens Charged With Running a Series of Crypto Scams Totaling $575M
According to the Department of Justice, the two men used shell companies to launder the proceeds of their fraudulent schemes and buy luxury cars and real estate in Estonia.
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Sam Bankman-Fried Switches Legal Counsel as Investigations Into FTX Collapse Mount: Report
White-shoe law firm Paul Weiss is reportedly out – and SBF’s dad’s co-worker is in.
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US Senators Warren, Durbin Probe FTX Collapse
The Democratic senators sent letters to both FTX’s current and former CEO demanding answers about what went wrong at the bankrupt exchange – which they say “appears to be an appalling case of greed and deception.”
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FTX Employees Were Encouraged to Keep Life Savings in the Now-Bankrupt Exchange, Sources Say
Sources told CoinDesk that FTX was used as a bank by many of its employees. Now, their money is probably gone.
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Bahamian Liquidators Say FTX Wasn’t Authorized to File for Bankruptcy in the US
Despite the company’s convoluted corporate structure, Bahamas-based lawyers say everything falls under the “FTX Digital Markets” umbrella – a Bahamian entity, subject to Bahamian law.
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