Crypto exchange FTX claims $415 million stolen

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According to the company, the hack occurred shortly after the stock exchange crashed in November 2022.

Crypto exchange FTX, which went bankrupt in November 2022, said that hackers stole $415 million from its accounts. CNBC reports this.

According to them, $323 million were stolen from the international company, another $90 million from the accounts of the American division of the company. $2 million withdrawn from hedge fund Alameda Research

According to the company, the hack happened shortly after the stock market crash in November 2022.

Recall that on November 11, 2022, the crypto exchange announced its bankruptcy, and the head of the Bankman-Fried company resigned. On December 13, he was detained in the Bahamas at the request of the American government, and on December 22 he was extradited to the United States. The US Securities and Exchange Commission is determining whether the businessman was involved in the actions that led to the liquidity crisis.

According to CNBC, FTX's liquid assets subject to collection are $5.5 billion, including Sam Bankman-Fried's property in the Bahamas.