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Bahamas: FTX’s Bankman-Fried agrees to US extradition

US prosecutors allege he played a key role in the collapse of FTX — a cryptocurrency exchange and crypto hedge fund he founded — and hid its problems from investors.

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4 Sep 2019
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7 Sep 2019
At least five people have been killed in the Bahamas in what officials have described as a "historic tragedy." The downgraded Category 4 hurricane has battered the region for over 30 hours, triggering massive flooding.
11 Sep 2019
Hurricane Dorian has weakened to a Category 3 storm as it moves towards the east coast of the United States after wreaking havoc on the Bahamas. Bloomberg's Annmarie Hordern examines the storm's expected path and the potential cost of insurance losses on "Bloomberg Surveillance."
12 Sep 2019
Officials in the Bahamas have listed some 2,500 people as missing in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. Meanwhile, the White House said it was not planning to give islanders temporary protected immigration status.
16 Sep 2019
More than 1,300 people are missing after a recent hurricane, but the Bahamas is now expecting another major storm. The UN has said climate change is responsible.
9 Sep 2020
Julian Assange faces up to 175 years in prison if extradited. Supporters of the WikiLeaks founder claim he was targeted for "publishing and providing journalists with information that served the public interest."
12 Feb 2021
Images released by the US Coast Guard of the rescue of three Cuban nationals who were stranded for more than a month on Anguilla Cay, a desert island in the Bahamas. A Coast Guard surveillance plane spotted the castaways during a routine patrol, noticing some unusual flags and some different colors. When they returned to the area to investigate, the aircrew noticed a makeshift shelter and three people signaling them. The group, who reportedly survived on coconuts and rats, had been living on the island after their boat capsized.
21 Mar 2021
North Korean state media says one of its citizens has been handed over by Malaysia to US authorities to face money laundering charges. Pyongyang said the court ruling was an "absurd fabrication and sheer plot."
21 Mar 2021
Pyongyang severs diplomatic ties with Malaysia in response to the extradition of a North Korean citizen to the United States earlier this month, a move it labelled an "unpardonable crime."
8 Oct 2021
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