US DOJ Requests Independent Investigation in FTX Case

US DOJ Requests Independent Investigation in FTX Case
  • John Ray was appointed as CEO of FTX after Sam Bankman-Fried resigned.
  • Vara outlined how the independent investigation would free up FTX to focus on business.

The bankruptcy watchdog at the US Department of Justice (DOJ) demanded a separate investigation. Into the FTX Group’s demise on Thursday. Allegations of “fraud, dishonesty, incompetence, misconduct, and mismanagement” were made against the cryptocurrency exchange. Prompting the need for an independent investigation.

The US Trustee, a branch of the Department of Justice in charge of bankruptcy court. Has requested that an examiner be appointed by the bankruptcy judge in the case of FTX. Moreover, the examiner was going to release a public report on the demise of FTX. That went off the rails into accusations of malfeasance.

Thorough Investigation Requested

Furthermore, the document stated that the examiner should look into the circumstances behind the debtors’ collapse. The apparent conversion of exchange customers’ property, and if clear and unequivocal claims and causes of action exist to restore damages.

In addition, the “valuable preliminary work” done by the company’s new management to untangle FTX’s difficulties was recognized in the document. John Ray was appointed as CEO of FTX after Sam Bankman-Fried resigned to assist steer the firm through bankruptcy.

Moreover, the latter has often claimed that he views inquiries into FTX’s demise and the recovery of consumer assets as among his highest priority. Furthermore, without casting doubt on Ray’s ability or sincerity, Vara outlined how the independent investigation would free up FTX to focus on stabilizing its business.

In addition, a recent petition with the District of Delaware bankruptcy court, Ray said that the flaws in the FTX process were the worst he’d seen in his 40 years of experience as a bankruptcy expert.

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