Celsius users with crypto collateral stuck turn to bankruptcy process

Alan Knitowski holds an MBA, has worked in technology and finance for over 25 years and is CEO of a mobile software company that trades on the Nasdaq. That didn’t prevent him from getting duped by a crypto firm. Knitowski borrowed $375,000 from crypto lender Celsius over several years and posted $1.5 million in bitcoin … Read more

As BlockFi files for bankruptcy, what to know about crypto protections

The BlockFi website on Nov. 17, 2022. Gabby Jones/Bloomberg via Getty Images Crypto firm BlockFi filed for bankruptcy Monday, the latest cryptocurrency domino to fall after the collapse of FTX two weeks ago threatened to destabilize companies in the broader crypto ecosystem. BlockFi offers a cryptocurrency trading exchange and interest-bearing custodial service for cryptocurrencies. The … Read more

CME’s Terry Duffy says he saw trouble before FTX collapse

A major exchange executive says he detected red flags months before the historic FTX collapse. CME Group chairman and CEO Terry Duffy said he suspected corruption at the cryptocurrency exchange the day of his first one-on-one meeting with founder Sam Bankman-Fried. “I told my team this had nothing to do with crypto,” Duffy told CNBC’s … Read more

What happens to my funds if a crypto exchange goes bankrupt?

Bankruptcy filings from Celsius and Voyager have raised questions about what happens to investors’ crypto when a platform fails. Rafael Henrique | Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images Traders hoping to recoup their funds from failed cryptocurrency exchanges anytime soon are likely to end up disappointed, legal experts tell CNBC. Crypto trading and lending … Read more

Crypto firm Voyager Digital files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Voyager said it has roughly $1.3 billion of crypto on its platform and holds over $350 million in cash on behalf of customers at New York’s Metropolitan Commercial Bank. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Beleaguered crypto brokerage Voyager Digital has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, becoming the latest casualty of chaos in digital asset … Read more