U.S. authorities probe FTX collapse, executives’ involvement

U.S. prosecutors in New York are probing FTX’s collapse, a source with knowledge of the investigations said, after the crypto exchange filed for bankruptcy protection last week following a rush of customer withdrawals. The Justice Department, Securities and Exchange Commission and Commodity Futures Trading Commission are ...Read More

Wall Street to Pay $1.8 Billion in Fines Over Traders’ Use of Banned Messaging Apps

Eleven of the world’s largest banks and brokerages will collectively pay $1.8 billion in fines to resolve regulatory investigations over their employees’ use of messaging applications that broke record-keeping rules, regulators said Tuesday. The firms include brokerage units of Bank of America Corp., Barclays PLC,  Citigroup, Credit ...Read More

Amazon referred to DOJ for potential criminal obstruction of Congress

A House Committee is urging the Department of Justice to investigate Amazon over what lawmakers contend is potentially criminal obstruction of Congress. In a letter sent Wednesday and addressed to Attorney General Merrick Garland, a bipartisan group of lawmakers alleged that Amazon repeatedly misled the House Judiciary Committee ...Read More

BlockFi to Pay $100M Penalty, Stop Opening New High-Yield Bitcoin Accounts: Report

Crypto lending platform BlockFi has agreed to pay $100 million to settle ongoing investigations from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and multiple state securities regulators. According to a Bloomberg report based on anonymous sources, BlockFi will also discontinue new high-yield accounts for most U.S. residents. ...Read More