Category: Sam Bankman-Fried

12 Defi Con Artists Exposed – Are Rug Pulling Incidents Threatening the Future of Defi ?  

12 Defi Con Artists Exposed – Are Rug Pulling Incidents Threatening the Future of Defi ?  

The ongoing hype about the abnormally high returns from Defi tokens has naturally seen many more investors moving funds to decentralized protocols. As of October 10, total value locked in Defi protocols was nearly $11 billion. However, despite this apparent endorsement of Defi, rug pulling incidents and outright scams now seem to be blighting this […]

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Defi Boom: Bubble Fears Grow as ‘Toxic’ Community Disagrees on Way Forward

Defi Boom: Bubble Fears Grow as ‘Toxic’ Community Disagrees on Way Forward

The decentralized finance (defi) space is headed for an implosion unless the divided community leaders step forward with solutions. This is discernible from September 13 Sunday morning tweets by some influential players in the defi space wherein they attack each other. Waves blockchain creator Sasha Ivanov kicked things after depicting current defi ecosystem as Ponzi […]

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Sushiswap’s 2 Million Token Airdrop: Founders Face Accusations of ‘Making Defi a Joke Again’

Sushiswap’s 2 Million Token Airdrop: Founders Face Accusations of ‘Making Defi a Joke Again’

Sushiswap’s new leader and FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried tweeted on September 12 that the promised 2 million token airdrop would go on as scheduled. The process was expected to last up to two hours or less depending on network congestion. The airdrop caps an eventful week for Sushiswap that started with the reported ‘exit scam’ […]

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