Tag: rumors

Dec 06 2022

CZ publicly addresses ‘wrong narratives’ surrounding FTX, Alameda

Dec 06 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  exchanges people rumors

Binance CEO Changpeng 'CZ' Zhao addressed a number of allegedly 'wrong narratives' that have been circulating on social media in recent weeks. A list of wrong narratives I have seen recently. -- CZ...

Dec 05 2022

Twitter rumors of crypto integration circulating

Dec 05 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption memecoins people rumors tokens

Twitter may be considering integrating cryptocurrency payments and potentially creating its native coin, according to code extracted from a recent version of the Twitter Web App by Security Researcher Jane Manchun Wong. Famed for researching codes on Twitter, Wong's Twitter account was allegedly suspended shortly after sharing a "Twitter Coin" vector image and a "Coins" section within Twitter's "Tips" feature....

Nov 28 2022

BitBoy alleges O’Leary was key player in Celsius collapse along with FTX

Youtuber Bitboy Crypto, aka Ben Armstrong, alleged the FTX exchange and Canadian entrepreneur Kevin O'Leary were pivotal figures in taking down Celsius. The crypto lending and borrowing platform halted withdrawals on June 13 to stabilize operations amid "extreme market conditions." Weeks before that, rumors were circulating...

Nov 24 2022

Cardano projects Ardana and Orbis call it quits, community cries foul play

Nov 24 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  bear market rumors technology

Social media chatter is rife with speculation on Cardano projects Ardana and Orbis, which both announced ending development on the same day. Ardana calls it a day Ardana pitched itself as the "first all-in-one stablecoin ecosystem built on Cardano." The ecosystem consisted of the dUSD stablecoin, an AMM DEX called Danaswap, and the DANA governance token. In November 2021, the project raised...

Nov 20 2022

Transfer spoofing evident in FTX Exploiter wallet meme tokens transfers – ZachXBT

Nov 20 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis bear market exchanges hacks rumors

On Nov. 20, on-chain detective ZachXBT set out a Twitter thread to debunk the three most commonly misunderstood issues surrounding the FTX case. The three areas ZachXBT set out to cover were: Bahamian officials being behind the FTX hack Exchanging knowing the identity of the hacker The FTX hacker trading meme coins....

Op-Ed: Could DCG be the catalyst for max pain in the crypto markets?

Nov 20 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  bear market deals investments opinion rumors

Following the recent collapse of FTX, the fallout spread to Genesis, which had already been bailed out by parent company Digital Currency Group (DCG) earlier this year following the failure of Three Arrows Capital. There are growing concerns over the possibility of the contagion spreading to Greyscale Bitcoin Trust and Digital Currency Group but are these fears valid? Genesis & Digital Currency Group...

Nov 15 2022

FTX hacker sending troll messages via cryptic tokens in possible Pump & Dump scam

Nov 15 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  bankruptcy hacks rumors tokens

The FTX Hacker address — 0x59AB…fd32b — is sending cryptic tokens, including one labeled "WHAT HAPPENED" to addresses across the blockchain, including exchanges, Vitalik, and Uniswap. A deeper analysis of the on-chain transactions by CryptoSlate revealed the messages have been going on for multiple days using newly created...

Nov 13 2022

Huobi addresses concerns raised surrounding fake reserves ‘snapshot’

Nov 13 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  bear market exchanges rumors tokens

Huobi has addressed the concerns raised as a result of Wu Blockchain's tweet that highlighted over 10,000 ETH being moved out of the Huobi 34 wallet. Huobi explained that a part of the publicized address is the hot wallet address and assured those concerned that the firm guarantees the security of user assets, 100% redemption and that it will not impose any restrictions...

Crypto.com transferred nearly 85% of ETH reserves to Gate.io in October, CEO assures it was accidental

Nov 13 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  exchanges rumors tokens wallets

The Twitter community is on fire, discussing hidden motives behind asset transfers between Crypto.com and Gate.io that took place in October. The exchange's CEO Kris Marszalek responded to speculation and said the transfer was done accidentally and had since been reverted. It was supposed to be a move to a new cold storage address, but was sent to...

Nov 11 2022

Kucoin CEO addresses rumours surrounding FTX, FTT exposure

Nov 11 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  bear market dex rumors tokens

Kucoin CEO, Johnny Lyu, has explained in a number of tweets today that Kucoin has been transparent with its users since day one of building the hybrid centralized/decentralized cryptocurrency exchange. From day 1 of building KuCoin, we have been transparent to our users. The overview of some of KuCoin’s hot and cold wallet addresses are clickable for their...

Nov 09 2022

Biggest losers: FTT, SOL, APT tank over FTX insolvency woes

Nov 09 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  bear market people rumors

The "crypto feud" between Changpeng ' Zhao (CZ) and Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) took a turn for the worse on Nov. 8 — culminating in the biggest bull trap in recent memory. Since Nov, 6, when CZ tweeted Binance's intentions to offload its holdings of FTT tokens,...

Nov 08 2022

Sam Bankman-Fried’s net worth fell 93% in 1 day, loses Billionaire status

Nov 08 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  bear market exchanges people rumors

The Bloomberg Terminal has updated its estimate of FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried's net worth on Nov. 8 to $991 million, down from $16 billion the day before....

Terra Luna founder Do Kwon surfaces on UpOnlyTV live on Twitch

Nov 08 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  bear market people rumors

Terra Luna founder Do Kwon has joined the UpOnlyTV show on Twitch amid carnage in the crypto markets as FTT tanks to $9, and Binance announces a potential acquisition of FTX. About the crisis management currently being performed by Sam Bankman-Fried of FTX, Do Kwon commented that "doing effective crisis management is not easy." Hosts of the show conversed over the various crypto...

Nov 07 2022

SBF says ‘FTX is fine. Assets are fine’ after Binance decision to sell FTT amid rumors of liquidity crunch

Nov 07 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  bear market defi exchanges people rumors

FTX CEO Sam 'SBF' Bankman-Fried has taken to Twitter to call out a "competitor" for "trying to go after us" and reassured the industry that despite the attempt, "FTX is fine. Assets are fine." 2) FTX has enough to cover all client holdings. We don't invest client assets (even in treasuries). We...

Nov 06 2022

Fears of Terra Luna style collapse of FTX native token FTT as Binance liquidate its holdings

FTX's native token FTT has experienced a volatile weekend as Binance began liquidating its tokens due to "recent revelations that have came [sic] to light," according to Binance CEO CZ. The FTT token is down 9.4% on the day as of press time. The local bottom for Nov. 6, however, was as low as $12.42, down 15% since Saturday, Nov. 5. FTX uses...

Nov 03 2022

Rumors of Andre Cronje’s return cause Fantom to spike 24%

Nov 03 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  cronje fantom ftm people rumors

Fantom (FTM) is up 24% over the last 24 hours to $0.27 amid rumors that DeFi trailblazer Andre Cronje is returning to the industry. The price movement continues the asset's recent upward trend, which had seen it rise by 25% in the last seven days and over 20% in the previous 30 days. FTM traded over $0.40 in early August; however,...

Oct 31 2022

Jack Dorsey retains voting power at Twitter fuelling rumors of crypto integration

Oct 31 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption rumors technology web3

An SEC filing has revealed that Jack Dorsey still owns 2.4% of Twitter following Elon Musk's acquisition. Dorsey, the former CEO of Twitter, left the company in November 2021, just 19 days after Bitcoin hit its all-time high of $69,061. Dorsey is the current CEO of Block, the parent company of Square, CashApp, Spiral, Tidal, and TBD. The music service Tidal...

Oct 23 2022

Mango Markets hacker rugpulls Mango Inu after warning investors would “definitely lose all your money”

Oct 23 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  hacks rumors scams

The Mango Markets "hacker," who goes by Avraham Eisenberg, bragged on Twitter about his latest project, Mango Inu, a meme coin based on Eisenberg's infamous Mango Markets exploit. Eisenberg, however, made it clear on Twitter a couple of days after launching the project that anyone who invested would "definitely lose all your money." Eisenberg later...

Oct 20 2022

FatMan sounds the alarm on Ronaldinho-backed ‘World Cup Inu’ crypto token

Oct 20 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  people rumors

Investigative work by @FatManTerra revealed suspicious tokenomics for the newly released Ronaldinho-endorsed World Cup Inu token. Ronaldinho "delighted" to join World Cup Inu family The FIFIA World Cup in Qatar is weeks away, kicking off on Nov. 20 with the final slated for Dec. 18. The event has stirred several...

Oct 18 2022

Terra co-founder Do Kwon tells Laura Shin fraud charges against him are illegitimate

Oct 18 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  bear market people rumors

Terraform Labs co-founder Do Kwon does his second interview since the Terra ecosystem implosion. The incident left a $60 billion black hole and sparked a chain of events that further tarnished the cryptocurrency industry. Since then, multiple rumors of foul play have been floated, including allegations that Do Kwon...

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