Sam Bankman-Fried, founder of failed crypto exchange FTX, arrested in Bahamas
13 December 2022 | 1:03 pm
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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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."
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An Ondo high court in Akure has sentenced the Founder of Sotitobire Praising Chapel, Prophet Babatunde Alfa, and five others to life imprisonment over the disappearance of a one-year-old boy, Gold kolawole in the church last year.
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She is a civil rights activist and the founder of the “Me Too” movement which is now a global phenomenon raising awareness about sexual harassment. Here are a few facts about our Guardian Woman personality of the week.
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Celebrities and activists have signed an open letter demanding Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari hold security personnel account for the alleged shooting of protesters.
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Billionaire Jack Ma had not been seen in public since he slammed China's financial regulatory system in a speech at a Shanghai forum in October.
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Sotitobire founder appeals life imprisonment judgment over alleged conspiracy missing boy
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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.
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Soma Sara, the founder of a website that has exposed Britain's "rape culture" through thousands of anonymous testimonies, says she was surprised by the reaction to her campaign and that the next step is stamping out such behaviour, both in the UK and globally.
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Taliban-affiliated Al Hijrat TV releases footage of Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar's arrival in Afghanistan on August 17. Baradar, now deputy leader of the Taliban, chose to touch down in Afghanistan's second biggest city Kandahar -- the Taliban's spiritual birthplace and capital during their first period in power. He arrived from Qatar, where he spent months leading fruitless talks with the United States and negotiators from the overthrown former Afghan government.
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With a new type of simple blood test, Elizabeth Holmes wanted to revolutionize the health care industry. Her company Theranos was a Wall Street darling until it was exposed as a fraud. Now she is on trial in California.
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Once a star of Silicon Valley, biotech company founder Elizabeth Holmes is facing several counts of fraud. Prosecutors have accused her of "lying and cheating" in opening arguments.
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The founder of medical testing startup Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, has been painted as both a villain and an underdog on the first day of her fraud trial in California. She is accused of deceiving patients and investors with claims about technology that could screen for medical conditions with a few drops of blood.
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In his 20th season at 38 years old, 'The King' is the new career scoring king of the NBA with 38,390 points. LeBron James has done it. James became the National Basketball Association's all-time leading scorer on Tuesday (7 February), passing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's career total of 38,387 points.
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Social media posts and articles link Microsoft founder Bill Gates to widespread egg scarcity in the United States, citing his funding in plant-based egg industries and major investment in US farmland and agriculture. Vedika Bahl cracks the code in this episode of Truth or Fake.
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