- DCG CEO Barry Silbert has addressed the considerations surrounding his crypto conglomerate in a current letter to his shareholders.
- Silbert is concerned in a tussle with Gemini’s Cameron Winklevoss over an alleged non-payment of $900 million.
Barry Silbert, the CEO Digital Forex Group (DCG), has responded to the rising considerations surrounding his crypto conglomerate. In a letter to DCG’s shareholders on 10 January, Silbert clarified the connection between the corporate and its subsidiaries. He additional addressed the allegations made by Gemini’s Cameron Winklevoss on 10 January.
DCG CEO blames dangerous actors and repeated blow-ups
Barry Silbert blamed the present predicament of the Digital Forex group on dangerous actors and repeated blow-ups which have wreaked havoc on the crypto business in 2022. Silbert described it because the ‘most tough 12 months’ of his life, the place his integrity and good intentions had been referred to as into query.
Talking on DCG’s relationship with Genesis, the CEO revealed that the mother or father firm at present owes $447.5 million to Genesis Capital, together with 4550 BTC, which matures in Might 2023. This was along with the $1.2 billion promissory notice from when DCG took over Genesis’ chapter declare towards Three Arrows Capital, the defunct crypto hedge fund that went below through the crypto contagion in 2022.
Within the Q/A bit of his letter, Silbert clarified that DCG by no means had a relationship with Alameda Analysis. Nonetheless, the agency did have a small publicity of $250,000 as an fairness funding in FTX’s sequence B funding spherical.
Scathing letter from Gemini’s Cameron Winklevoss
Cameron Winklevoss, the co-founder and President of crypto trade Gemini, penned an open letter to Barry Silbert on 10 January. The letter accused Silbert’s agency of accounting fraud and referred to as for his removing as CEO. Winklevoss claimed that there was no path ahead with Barry Silbert on the helm of DCG.
The Digital Forex Group responded to the Gemini President’s tweet shortly after it was posted, saying:
“That is one other determined and unconstructive publicity stunt from @cameron to deflect blame from himself and Gemini, who’re solely accountable for working Gemini Earn and advertising this system to its prospects.”
That is one other determined and unconstructive publicity stunt from @cameron to deflect blame from himself and Gemini, who’re solely accountable for working Gemini Earn and advertising this system to its prospects.
— Digital Forex Group (@DCGco) January 10, 2023
In the meantime, Gemini terminated its Earn Program and ended the grasp mortgage settlement (MLA) between its prospects and Genesis. The termination requires Genesis to return all locked up property excellent in this system.