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Sam Bankman-Fried Incarcerated: Could Changpeng Zhao Follow Suit?

So, it has finally occurred. Sam Bankman-Fried, known by many as a dubious character, has been handed a prison sentence of 25 years. While some may argue it’s not enough, it’s a significant development nonetheless. The entire cryptocurrency community has been abuzz with a sense of relief and vindication over the past twenty-four hours. This event led me to ponder another figure in the crypto realm whom the U.S. legal system has its sights set on – Changpeng “CZ” Zhao.

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KuCoin and Founders Charged for Violations of Bank Secrecy Act and Commodity Exchange Act

Cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin, along with its founders GAN and TANG, are facing criminal charges for breaching the Bank Secrecy Act and the Commodity Exchange Act. This follows an investigation by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), which filed a civil enforcement action against Mek Global Limited, PhoenixFin PTE Ltd., Flashdot Limited, and Peken Global Limited, collectively operating as KuCoin.

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