This episode is sponsored by Nexo.ioCircle and Kraken.

On today’s episode, NLW catches up on the latest surrounding the fallout of FTX, including Sam Bankman-Fried’s back and forth with House Financial Services Committee Chair Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) over a congressional appearance next week, a spotting of Alameda Research CEO Caroline Ellison in New York City, the latest in the Three Arrows Capital bankruptcy and the problems with CoinDesk sister company Genesis Global Capital.

“The Breakdown” is written, produced by and features Nathaniel Whittemore aka NLW, with editing by Rob Mitchell and research by Scott Hill. Jared Schwartz is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. Music behind our sponsors today is "Back To The End" by Strength To Last. Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk. Join the discussion at