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Former Crypto Billionaire, Sam Bankman-Fried, loses $14 billion in One Single Day

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Former cryptocurrency billionaire, Sam Bankman-Fried has lost his billionaire status, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

Bankman-Fried, whose estimated net worth as of November 8, 2022, was $15.6 billion, lost 94% of it in a single day to land at just around $991.5 million. At his peak, Bankman-Fried, the founder of one of the world’s biggest crypto exchanges,, was worth around $26 billion.

The wealth drop of the 30-year-old crypto entrepreneur is said to be the largest one-day decline for any billionaire on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

Trouble for FTX became prominent after Binance’s chief executive Changpeng “CZ” Zhao tweeted a few days ago that his crypto exchange would sell its holdings of FTX’s digital token, known as FTT. The turmoil has since sparked $6 billion in withdrawals by FTX investors in about three days.

Binance to acquire FTX

Crypto investors and enthusiasts were yesterday stunned at the announcement of the proposed acquisition of FTX by its chief rival, Binance.
Even though full details of the takeover have not been disclosed, Bloomberg, however, suggests Bankman-Fried and existing investors will be wiped out as his stake in both FTX and Alameda Research will collapse to around $1.

The takeover, according to the deal signed by FTX and Binance, excludes the former’s American subsidiary, FTX.US.

Earlier this week, reported that Binance announced that investors are now permitted to make withdrawals in Nigeria’s currency, the naira.
According to the world’s largest crypto exchange platform, crypto traders from Nigeria can now make deposits and withd
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