The former FTX CEO faces seven counts of conspiracy and fraud. A New York court will decide his fate.
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According to reports from the courthouse, Assistant U.S. Attorney Danielle Sassoon named Caroline Ellison, Gary Wang and Nishad Singh among those who may offer testimony.3744
SBF has directors and officers coverage through FTX Trading parent Paper Bird, but now that two companies have paid out $10 million, the third in line is balking, the suit claims.5106
Here’s how the former FTX CEO may have spent his time behind bars since a judge revoked his bail in August.
Sam Bankman-Fried’s legal team has requested the court block certain witnesses offering testimony on how they thought FTX would protect their assets.1891
The former FTX CEO was reportedly invited by Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour to be her special guest at the Met Gala, only to cancel at the last minute.2051
The long-awaited trial of former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried gets underway on Oct. 4 — here’s what you need to know.4034
“That only shocks you if you don’t know Sam,” says author Michael Lewis regarding the revelation in his new book about Sam Bankman-Fried.3353
“No sane person would make those decisions,” says a former engineer at Alameda Research about what ultimately led to the collapse of Sam Bankman-Fried’s crypto empire.7462
The DOJ intends to highlight the experiences of retail and institutional clients who entrusted substantial assets to FTX.11189
The SEC alleges that Prager Metis, an accounting firm engaged by bankrupt crypto exchange FTX in 2021, committed hundreds of violations related to auditor independence.14138
Sam Bankman-Fried’s lawyer asserts that the proposed questions already insinuate his guilt in fraud and money laundering.6613
Bankrupt crypto exchange FTX has been approved to liquidate nearly $3.4 billion worth of crypto assets, creating a sense of panic among crypto investors, but experts say the phased liquidation schedule will ensure market stability.3991
“I think he’ll get the maximum sentence” — one lawyer predicts the former FTX CEO could look at life behind bars if convicted of all seven charges.11300
In a hearing, Assistant U.S. Attorney Danielle Kudla said the Department of Justice estimated the case could last four to five weeks.11339