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Binance Fired Investigator Who Uncovered Market Manipulation at Client DWF Labs: WSJ
A Binance team found that "VIP" clients – those trading more than $100 million per month – were engaging in pump-and-dump schemes and wash trading, the Wall Street Journal sai...
Two large stacked blocks displaying Binance's logo at a trade show.

Binance CEO Calls on Nigeria to Release Detained Executive; Galaxis Raises $10M
Binance CEO Calls on Nigeria to Release Detained Executive; Galaxis Raises $10M
"CoinDesk Daily" host Jennifer Sanasie breaks down the biggest headlines impacting the crypto industry today, as Binance CEO Richard Teng called on the Nigerian government to...
Binance CEO Calls on Nigeria to Release Detained Executive; Galaxis Raises $10M

Tigran Gambaryan, Binance's head of crime compliance, is one of two executives detained in Nigeria. (Shutterstock/Consensus)
Binance CEO Teng Says Nigeria Must Release Gambaryan, Detention Sets 'Dangerous New Precedent'
In January the company refused to pay a demand from "unknown persons" to settle allegations.
Tigran Gambaryan, Binance's head of crime compliance, is one of two executives detained in Nigeria. (Shutterstock/Consensus)

Binance Nigeria Money Laundering Trial Delayed; Fmr FTX Europe Head Pays $1.5M for Titanic Memento
Binance Nigeria Money Laundering Trial Delayed; Fmr FTX Europe Head Pays $1.5M for Titanic Memento
"CoinDesk Daily" host Jennifer Sanasie breaks down the biggest headlines impacting the crypto industry today, including the delay of Binance Nigeria's money laundering trial t...
Binance Nigeria Money Laundering Trial Delayed; Fmr FTX Europe Head Pays $1.5M for Titanic Memento

Tigran Gambaryan, Binance's head of crime compliance, is one of two executives detained in Nigeria. (Shutterstock/Consensus)
Binance Nigeria Money Laundering Trial Delayed to May 17, Says Gambaryan Family Spokesperson
Binance's lawyer needed more time to look at evidence from Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
Tigran Gambaryan, Binance's head of crime compliance, is one of two executives detained in Nigeria. (Shutterstock/Consensus)

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CZ’s Trial Proves It Pays to Cooperate
His four-month sentence was vindication for the Binance founder’s legal strategy.
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CZ's 'Good Guy' Reputation; Money Laundering Risks of Crypto
CZ's 'Good Guy' Reputation; Money Laundering Risks of Crypto
"CoinDesk Daily" host Jennifer Sanasie breaks down the biggest headlines impacting the crypto industry today, including Judge Richard Jones acknowledging Binance's former CEO...
CZ's 'Good Guy' Reputation; Money Laundering Risks of Crypto

Binance founder Changpeng Zhao, left, exits a Seattle courthouse after being sentenced to four months in prison. (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
How Changpeng Zhao's 'Good Guy' Reputation Secured a 4-Month Prison Sentence
Judge Richard Jones said he spent the weekend poring over the voluminous letters of support for the ex-CEO of Binance until the book they were contained in literally fell apar...
Binance founder Changpeng Zhao, left, exits a Seattle courthouse after being sentenced to four months in prison. (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

CZ's 4-Month Sentence Seems 'Minimal' for the Crime Committed: Legal Expert
CZ's 4-Month Sentence Seems 'Minimal' for the Crime Committed: Legal Expert
Binance founder and former CEO Changpeng "CZ" Zhao was sentenced to four months in prison. Katie Charleston, Esq., founding attorney at Katie Charleston Law, PC and a former p...
CZ's 4-Month Sentence Seems 'Minimal' for the Crime Committed: Legal Expert

Binance founder Changpeng Zhao exits a Seattle courthouse after being sentenced to four months in prison. (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Binance Founder Changpeng Zhao Gets 4 Months in Prison
"There's no evidence that the defendant was ever informed" of illegal activity at Binance, the judge said.
Binance founder Changpeng Zhao exits a Seattle courthouse after being sentenced to four months in prison. (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)