FTX wallet shifts $10M in crypto, sparking fear of token dumps to come

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A pockets owned by bankrupt crypto trade FTX has moved $10 million price of digital property from the Solana (SOL) community to Ethereum, sparking issues it might be the start of a collection of token dumps amid the trade’s chapter proceedings. 

In response to information from blockchain analytics platform Arkham Intelligence, since Aug. 31, the FTX pockets has transferred $6.23 million price of Ether (ETH) and greater than $4 million in altcoins.

These included $1.2 million of FTX Token (FTT), $1.8 million price of Uniswap (UNI), $1.3 million of HXRO (HXRO), $550,000 price of SushiSwap (SUSHI) and $260,000 price of Frontier Token (FRONT), to a different FTX pockets by means of the Wormhole Bridge.

On Aug. 24 FTX proposed a plan to appoint Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital Capital Administration because the funding supervisor charged with overseeing the sale and administration of its recovered crypto holdings.

In response to the plan, the FTX property would solely be permitted to promote $100 million of the tokens per week, nevertheless, that restrict might be raised to $200 million on a person token foundation. These limits are meant to reduce the affect of token gross sales whereas concurrently permitting FTX to make collectors entire.

Along with this plan, the trade additionally filed a separate movement to hedge its bigger holdings of Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether.

Whereas the propositions set ahead within the filings will not be but legally binding, the case of FTX token gross sales is anticipated to return earlier than the Delaware Chapter Court docket on Sept. 13.

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In an April 12 listening to, FTX disclosed that it had recovered roughly $7.3 billion in liquid property, with $4.8 billion of that sum being comprised of assets recovered as of November 2022.

In response to documents raised within the listening to, FTX held a complete of $4.3 billion in crypto property accessible for stakeholder restoration at market costs as of April 12.

FTX property accessible for stakeholder restoration as of April 12. Supply: Sullivan and Cromwell

The present reorganization plan for FTX features a potential reboot of the cryptocurrency trade, with FTX CEO John Ray III saying that the corporate had “begun the method of soliciting events to the reboot of the FTX.com trade.”

In response to FTX attorneys, the launch of the brand new trade is anticipated to be accomplished someday within the second quarter of 2024.

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