InsurAce says it will pay millions to claimants after Terra’s collapse

DeFi insurance protocol InsurAce says it was well within its rights to reduce the claims period for people affected by the Terra USD (UST) depeg event from 15 days to seven — but added it has already processed nearly all 173 submitted claims and will pay out $11 million. InsurAce (INSUR) is the third largest … Read more

Korean Police Ask Crypto Exchanges to Freeze Luna Foundation Guard’s Assets – Featured Bitcoin News

The South Korean police have reportedly launched an investigation into possible embezzlement involving an employee of Terraform Labs. To prevent fund transfers, the police have requested crypto exchanges to freeze the Luna Foundation Guard’s accounts. Embezzlement Investigation and Asset Freeze The Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency’s Cybercrime ​​Investigation Unit announced Monday that it has launched an … Read more

The ‘Lunatic’ Movement: A Look at Terra LUNA’s Inception and the People That Helped Do Kwon Rise – Featured Bitcoin News

After the LUNA and UST meltdown, many crypto investors have been curious about the project’s rise in popularity and people wonder about the background of Terra’s co-founder Do Kwon. Moreover, it is not commonly known that Terraform Labs was also founded by Daniel Shin, the founder of a payment firm called CHAI. After Shin left … Read more

Luna Foundation Guard Discloses Usage of Bitcoin Reserves – Bitcoin News

The Luna Foundation Guard, the entity in charge of safeguarding the peg of UST, the stablecoin of the Terra ecosystem, has revealed how it used the available Bitcoin reserve before the recent debacle involving the Terra ecosystem. The organization sold part of the bitcoins owned directly, while another part was traded on different dates to … Read more

Onchain Analysis Report Says Terra’s Bitcoin Reserves Were Sent to Binance and Gemini – Bitcoin News

After the collapse of Terra’s once-stable coin terrausd (UST), a number of people wondered where the Luna Foundation Guard’s (LFG) bitcoin went, as the funds were supposed to be used to defend the UST’s $1 parity. On Friday, the blockchain intelligence and analytics firm, Elliptic, published a blog post that summarizes where the bitcoin was … Read more

‘A Dark Day for Crypto’ — A Deep Dive Into the Obliterated Terra Token Ecosystem and Damaged Apps – Bitcoin News

Following a few days of carnage, the two leading crypto assets built on top of the Terra blockchain have plummeted to significant lows. LUNA has dropped to $0.00000100 per coin and the once-stable coin terrausd (UST) hit a low of $0.044 per unit. After temporarily halting the Terra blockchain and restarting it, the team has … Read more

Stablecoin Implosion — LUNA and UST Lose Significant Value, Downturn Ripples Across the Crypto Economy – Bitcoin News

During the last few days, the crypto economy has been tumultuous as billions have fled the market in search of safety. The issues with LUNA sparked a significant sell-off as Terra’s native digital asset dropped 97% in value against the U.S. dollar in 24 hours. Terrausd has slipped 67% lower than the $1 parity and … Read more

Avalanche drops 30% on fears Terra’s LFG will dump AVAX next

Avalanche (AVAX) is paying the price for being one of the collateral assets that maintain Terra’s native stablecoin TerraUSD’s (UST) peg with the U.S. dollar. Major AVAX dump ahead? AVAX’s price dropped about 30% to reach  $32.50 on May 11, its lowest level since September 2021. Its massive intraday decline coincided with UST dropping to … Read more

UST Rebounds From $0.66 per Coin to $0.93, Crypto Community Assesses Stablecoin’s Damaged Reputation – Bitcoin News

On Monday, May 9, 2022, the stablecoin terrausd (UST) lost its parity with the U.S. dollar and dropped to an all-time low of $0.66 per unit. The stablecoin has been one of the most topical discussions in crypto during the past 24 hours, as many have been betting on whether it will fail or recover. … Read more

‘Kwontitative easing’ — BTC price hits $43K in UST as Terra empties $2.2B Bitcoin bag

Bitcoin (BTC) fell below $30,000 for the first time in ten months on May 10 as turmoil at Blockchain protocol Terra continued. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Bitcoin price bounces at $29,700 Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD plumbing lows of $29,731 on Bitstamp. The first trip under the $30,000 mark … Read more