SBF Calls Binance CEO CZ Allegations ‘Lies’ As Spat Turns Ugly

SBF Vs CZ News: Following Binance CEO CZ’s comments on Sam Bankman-Fried’s style of operating FTX, the latter responded in aggressive way. Earlier, CZ strongly criticized Kevin O’Leary for defending Sam Bankman-Fried in a recent interview. Stating that FTX was involved in misappropriating customer funds, he mentioned that Binance exited FTX investment around 1.5 years ago. CZ said SBF was threatening to go to extraordinary lengths over Binance’s withdrawal from his company.

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SBF: No Need To Lie

In his reaction to CZ’s claims, SBF said the Binance CEO was lying about the buyout situation. He tweeted saying there was no need for CZ to lie about it now. SBF claimed that CZ threatened to walk away from the deal at the last minute with conditions. With the actions, the FTX team was more confident about not wanting Binance on its list of investors. Interestingly, SBF mentioned “You won,” in a reference to the Binance CEO.

“You won, CZ. There’s no need to lie, now, about the buyout. You threatened to walk at the last minute if we didn’t kick in an extra $75m.”

Reacting the turn of events, CZ said “No one won,” stating that the whole situation was not a competition.

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Meanwhile, Sam Bankman-Fried expressed his willingness to testify before the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services next week. Although he had previously said it was doubtful to appear for the testimony on December 13, he now said he would testify despite limitations in terms of facts and information. In other news, Terra co-founder Do Kwon blamed Sam Bankman-Fried and Genesis for the Terra-LUNA crisis.

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