$415 million of FTX ‘hacked’

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FTX has revealed that since the company filed for bankruptcy, approximately $323 million from the international cryptocurrency exchange and $90 million from the US platform has been hacked by hackers.

Cryptocurrency exchange FTX, which started to suffer from liquidity problems after the problems with its rival and the world’s largest crypto exchange Binance at the beginning of November last year, and started the bankruptcy process in the USA on November 11, 2022, announced that approximately 415 million dollars of crypto money was stolen by hackers. .

FTX reported that approximately $323 million from the international cryptocurrency exchange and $90 million from the US platform has been hacked by hackers since the company filed for bankruptcy.

Reminding that over $5 billion of the company’s liquid assets were recovered, FTX reported that the deficit continued in both the international and US cryptocurrency exchanges, and attributed some of the deficit to the amount stolen by hackers. FTX, which started experiencing liquidity problems at the beginning of November 2022, started the bankruptcy process in the USA on November 11, 2022, and the company’s top manager (CEO), Sam Bankman-Fried, also announced that he had resigned. Bankman-Fried, who was detained in the Bahamas on December 12, 2022, following the US criminal complaint, denied the “fraud” charges against him at the hearing held on January 3. It is estimated that approximately $8 billion was lost in client funds.



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