Author: Emma Rindlisbacher

A Crypto Giant Froze Their Accounts. Now Customers Are Begging a Judge for Their Money Back.

Before Celsius filed for bankruptcy last month, the company seemed optimistic about its future. In a June 7 blog post titled “Damn the Torpedoes, Full Speed Ahead,” the crypto-lending firm took aim at the “vocal actors” who were “spreading misinformation and confusion.” It assured its customers that it was “online 24–7” and said it was […]

This Republican Wants to Extend a Real Estate Tax Break. He Could Be a Big Beneficiary.

Tracey Mann, a right-wing congressman from Kansas, is backing legislation that could directly benefit his own real estate interests in rapidly gentrifying Austin, Texas—a move that could be, in the words of one expert, “a very serious conflict of interest.” In June 2021, the first-term Republican became one of a handful of co-sponsors of a […]