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Stuart Elliott
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Editor’s note: Tales from the crypto meltdown

It feels like a Madoff-meets-millennial moment.  The crypto party has come crashing down with the spectacular collapse of Sam...

Editor’s note: Tales from the crypto meltdown
From left: Swig Equities' Kent Swig and Dignity Gold's president Stephen Braverman (Getty, Facebook, Swig Equities, Dignity Gold)

SEC sues Kent Swig’s cryptocurrency partner

All that glitters isn’t gold in Kent Swig’s adventures in cryptocurrency venture, which is facing more problems due to...

SEC sues Kent Swig’s cryptocurrency partner
FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried and The Albany resort (Getty, Albany Bahamas)
National

Inside Sam Bankman-Fried’s $300M Bahamian “fiefdom”

Sam Bankman-Fried’s cryptocurrency exchange FTX is failing in spectacular fashion. This has surfaced a slew of revelations about the...

Inside Sam Bankman-Fried’s $300M Bahamian “fiefdom”
Signature's Joseph DePaolo (Getty, Signature)

FTX crash could hit Signature’s multifamily lending

Days after FTX crashed, taking billions in customer investments down with it, New York’s Signature Bank tried to calm...

FTX crash could hit Signature’s multifamily lending
Sam Bankman-Fried (Getty, Internet Archive)
National Weekend Edition

Fallen crypto king SBF’s penthouse listing was fake: report

Even real estate listings attached to Sam Bankman-Fried are suspect. The $39.5 million listing of the luxe Bahamian penthouse...

Fallen crypto king SBF’s penthouse listing was fake: report
From left: Bel Invest's Maximillian Beltrame, Mast Capital's Camilo Miguel, and PMG's Ryan Shear (Getty; Illustration by Kevin Rebong for The Real Deal)
Miami

Life after FTX: What happens to the crypto buyer pool now?

UPDATED, Nov. 17, 6 p.m.: Real estate developers gleefully took advantage of the crypto craze, as newly minted cryptomillionaires...

Life after FTX: What happens to the crypto buyer pool now?
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How underwriting a crypto-backed mortgage works

For years, the only thing worse than walking into a bank with a Bitcoin was walking into one with...

How underwriting a crypto-backed mortgage works
(Illustration by The Real Deal with Getty)
National Weekend Edition

Developer pleads guilty in $3.4B Silk Road Bitcoin theft

Property developer James Zhong pleaded guilty to wire fraud last week after he was caught with stolen cryptocurrency from...

Developer pleads guilty in $3.4B Silk Road Bitcoin theft
From left: Redfin's Glenn Kelman, Opendoor's Eric Wu, FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried, and Douglas Elliman's Howard Lorber (Getty)
National

What the hell is happening in residential real estate?

Home is where the heart is. This month, it’s also where the heartbreak is. November has brought a wave...

What the hell is happening in residential real estate?

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