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Top Stories This Week
Amid an ongoing investigation into crypto mixer Tornado Cash, the product’s developer, Alexey Pertsev, will be subject to at least another three months of detainment, as per a court ruling this week. Earlier in 2022, United States authorities flagged Tornado Cash as a tool nefarious parties allegedly used to launder funds. Pertsev was detained for suspicions of foul play, although the situation has drawn controversy.
A U.S. senate hearing slated for Dec. 1 will aim to look into FTX and the events surrounding its downfall. Titled “Why Congress Needs To Act: Lessons Learned From The FTX Collapse,” the hearing will feature Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Rostin Behnam, among other witnesses. According to recent documentation from FTX’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy case, FTX Trading Ltd. owes a combined sum of more than $3 billion to its 50 largest creditors.
American CryptoFed DAO is at risk of losing its registration as a legal entity after the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) dug up anomalies in the Form S-1 registration statement filed by the firm in September. According to the SEC, the form lacks vital information regarding American CryptoFed DAO, such as audited financial statements and details about its business and management. CryptoFed was the first decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) to get legal recognition in the United States in July 2021.