Golden State Warriors Face A Class-Action Lawsuit From Non-US Customers For Promoting FTX – FTX Token (FTT/USD)
On FTX FTT/USD customer who claimed he lost $750,000 after the exchange went bankrupt has filed a lawsuit against the NBA’s Golden State Warriors based on the team promoting the allegedly fraudulent crypto exchange, according to a Reuters report from Monday.
Elliott Lam filed the class-action lawsuit in San Francisco, naming Sam Bankman Fried, Caroline Ellison and the Golden State Warriors in the suit.
Lam accused the Golden State Warriors of misrepresenting FTX as a “viable and safe way to invest in crypto,” a characterization he claimed was deceptive.
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The lawsuit seeks $5 million in damages for non-US customers. In the suit, Lam said, “thousands, if not millions, of consumers internationally” had been harmed by the collapse of FTX and the defendants helped perpetuate “fraud and deceit at a scale rarely seen before.
The Warriors were also being south in Miami by US-based FTX customers. Notable people named in that case included Bankman-Fried as well as NFL quarterback Tom Brady and comedian LarryDavidwith the suit stating they engaged in deceptive practices to promote FTX exchange.
FTX filed for bankruptcy in mid-November, as it explained on Twitter. In the updated filing, there was the claim that: “In fact, there could be more than one million creditors in these Chapter 11 Cases.”
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