FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried on trial: All you need to know
04 October 2023 | 1:18 pm
The trial of the former cryptocurrency billionaire is set to kick off in New York City. Sam Bankman-Fried faces charges of fraud and conspiracy tied to the bankruptcy of his cryptocurrency exchange FTX.
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The troubled platform's new CEO said it was hit by "unauthorized transactions," fueling rumors of a cyberattack or insider theft. FTX filed for bankruptcy protection after a crypto equivalent of a bank run.
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FTX is suspected of misappropriating customer funds. The platform's founder and former CEO, Sam Bankman-Fried, lives in the island country.
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John Ray III said the trading firm was poorly regulated in the Bahamas, where the company is headquartered. He also criticized the poor management style of his predecessor, Sam Bankman-Fried.
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Disgraced former CEO of FTX crypto exchange is arrested in the Bahamas Prosecutors will unseal a criminal indictment against Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of the failed cryptocurrency exchange FTX, on Tuesday. He was taken into custody in the Bahamas on Monday.
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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.
The judge has tentatively set the trial for the founder of the now-bankrupt FTX crypto exchange for October 2. Bankman-Fried was also barred from accessing FTX or Alameda Limited assets, as a new bail condition.
Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange FTX, on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to charges that he defrauded customers out of millions of dollars worth of digital assets.
FTX crypto exchange founder Sam Bankman-Fried is expected to be arraigned on the new indictment on Thursday, where he will likely plead not guilty. He now faces 13 charges in total after the November collapse of FTX.
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