FTX Customers, Investors Will Testify Against Sam Bankman-Fried, DOJ Says

The U.S. Department of Justice said it intends to call FTX customers, investors and cooperating witnesses to testify against Sam Bankman-Fried at trial next week, including a Ukrainian local who would have difficulty getting to the courthouse in-person.Source

Millions in Ether Tied to FTX ‘Hacker’ on The Move

FTX was hacked in November 2022, hours after the global crypto empire declared bankruptcy and its founder Sam Bankman-Fried stepped down from running the company.Source

DOJ’s Proposed Jury Questions ‘Risks Tainting’ Bankman-Fried’s Panel, Defense Says

Sam Bankman-Fried’s attorneys objected to some of the U.S. Department of Justice’s proposed voir dire questions in a late Friday filing, saying they may miss potential juror bias or otherwise lead to jurors making assumptions about the case.Source

BlockFi Says It’s Taken Major Step Toward Emerging From Bankruptcy


The Most Pressing Issue on Ethereum is Validator Size Growth

If appetite for staking on Ethereum does not slow meaningfully over the next several months, the size of Ethereum’s validator set could become problematic for the blockchain, says Christine Kim, Vice President of Research at Galaxy Digital.Source

Bitcoin Slips Below $27K, but What Might Government Shutdown Mean for Prices?


Valkyrie Backs Off Ether Futures Purchases Until SEC ETF Approval Officially Effective

The asset manager Thursday said it had already begun purchasing ether futures contracts.Source

Where Liquid Staking Meets Tokenization


Opposing Centralization in Ethereum Staking


Bankrupt Crypto Hedge Fund 3AC’s Su Zhu Apprehended in Singapore, Liquidator Says

Co-founder of the Three Arrows Capital hedge fund was seized at Changi airport, Teneo saidSource