- Users with balances locked in FTX are doing all they can to get their money out, from purchasing Bahamas-based NFTs to rewarding workers.
- Users of the site are attempting different methods to avoid the formal procedure of withdrawing their assets from the failing exchange as the FTX problem continues to spread throughout the crypto sphere.
- According to the exchange, attempts to have its Bahamian headquarters meet local regulators’ requirements. The exchange declared it would start allowing users to withdraw money from accounts held in the Bahamas.
Observers of blockchain transactions have pointed out that NFTs are being utilised to avoid the bankruptcy procedure in a number of tweets, as well. Cobie, a podcaster, claims that many users with stalled balances are likely purchasing NFTs from individuals headquartered in the Bahamas who have listed them for sale on FTX’s marketplace.
We have started facilitating withdrawals of Bahamian monies in accordance with the rules and regulations of our Bahamian HQ. As a result, you might have noticed that FTX recently processed several withdrawals as we comply with the authorities.
1) Per our Bahamian HQ's regulation and regulators, we have begun to facilitate withdrawals of Bahamian funds. As such, you may have seen some withdrawals processed by FTX recently as we complied with the regulators.— FTX (@FTX_Official) November 10, 2022
For an FTX employee to move to the Bahamas as their nation of residence, one Twitter user promised to pay $1 million and all future legal costs. After a few hours, the user clarified that it was just a “funny experiment,” adding, though, that a lot of individuals with trapped funds truly wished to do the same thing.
An employee of FTX was offered $100,000 by trader AlgodTrading in exchange for processing his KYC request. Blockchain evidence demonstrates that the user was afterwards able to withdraw money from the cryptocurrency exchange.