Lending protocol Aave has frozen stablecoins trading and set Loan-to-Value (LTV) ratio to zero in response to recent price volatility on stablecoins after the USD Coin (USDC) depegged on March 11. According to the Aave's governance forum, the trading freeze follows an analysis from DeFi's risk manager company Gauntlet, recommending that AaveActivityAvalancheBitcoinCEXscryptoexchangeExchangesFreezesStablecoinSurgesTrading Read More
According to the results of a community vote on Feb. 22, users and validators of The Open Network (TON), a layer one blockchain previously created by Telegram, have voted to suspend miners' wallets for four years if they are inactive and have never made an outgoing transaction. The decision resulted 2.6BBitcoinBlockchaincryptoexchangeExchangesFreezesInactiveTokensTONWorth Read More
As per the Seoul Southern District Court, one of those taking the biggest advantage of Terra and speculating on sales was Kernel Labs CEO Kim Hyun-Joong. According to the reports from the authorities, Kim has illegally gained at least 79 billion won ($61 million).Since Terra’s UST and LUNA coins collapsed, South 92MCourtFreezesFundsKoreanSouthTerraRelated Read More
More than six months after the collapse of the Terra ecosystem, South Korean authorities continue to investigate and freeze the funds of persons involved in Terra.After seizing 140 billion won ($108 million) from Terra co-founder Shin Hyun-Seong in November, the Seoul Southern District Court has recently ruled to confiscate more 92MAssetsCourtFreezesKoreanrelatedSouthTerraTokens Read More
The lending markets were frozen right after its governance members passed a vote that aims to temporarily freeze assets considered to be volatile and have low liquidity. The assets included in the list are Yearn Finance (YFI), Curve Finance (CRV), 0x (ZRX), Decentraland (MANA), 1inch (1INCH), Basic Attention Token (BAT), AaveAttacksBitcoincryptoexchangeExchangesFendFreezesLendingMarketsTemporarily Read More
South Korea’s prosecutors have reportedly obtained a court order to freeze assets worth about $104 million belonging to Terraform Labs co-founder Daniel Shin. The authorities allege that he unfairly profited from selling cryptocurrency LUNA at high prices before the token crashed. Shin has denied the allegation.
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The collapse of the cryptocurrency exchange FTX continues to have knock-on effects throughout the crypto industry with multiple crypto-focused companies reporting significant amounts of their capital stuck on FTX.Between Nov. 11 to 14 three crypto companies announced large losses with one of them having to lay off workers to deal BankruptcyCompanyCryptoFreezesFTXFundsMillionsWorth Read More
Manhattan District Attorney (DA)’s Office has frozen more than $1.3 million in cryptocurrency “during fraud investigations conducted over the past ten months.” The authority said: “We are returning that money to the victims of these schemes — while raising awareness to prevent future fraud.”
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United-States-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has frozen the accounts associated with “FTX Group, Alameda Research, and their executives,” on its exchange after engaging with authorities. In a Twitter post on Nov. 13, Kraken said the accounts were frozen “to protect their creditors” and added it “maintains full reserves” and other users' funds AccountsAlamedaBitcoinCryptocryptoexchangeExchangeExchangesFreezesFTXKrakenrelated Read More
Crypto exchange Kraken has frozen a handful of accounts owned by the bankrupt FTX Group, Alameda Research, and their executives. Kraken has been in contact with law enforcement after discovering that an account on its platform was used in connection with unauthorized transfers at FTX.
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