Tag: Bankman-Fried

Indicted FTX Co-Founder Sam Bankman-Fried Discussed ‘Pandemic Prevention’ With Biden Administration Officials

According to public filings, former crypto billionaire and FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried met with senior Biden administration officials before he was indicted for financial fraud. When asked about the visits,…

Caroline Ellison’s Testimony Claims FTX Boss SBF Directed Her to Co-Mingle Customer Funds Since 2019

On Dec. 23, 2022, Matthew Russell Lee from the Inner City Press published the recently unsealed guilty plea transcript of Caroline Ellison, Alameda Research’s former CEO. In her statements, Ellison…

SEC Charges Against FTX, Alameda Execs Wang and Ellison Reveal Key Findings, US Regulator Says FTT Is a Security

On Dec. 21, 2022, members of U.S. law enforcement detailed that FTX co-founder Gary Wang and ex-Alameda Research CEO have pleaded guilty to financial fraud charges. The recent charges against…

FTX’s Gary Wang and Alameda’s Caroline Ellison Plead Guilty to Fraud, Duo Is ‘Cooperating’ With Feds

On Dec. 21, 2022, U.S. attorney Damian Williams announced that the Southern District of New York (SDNY) Department of Justice (DOJ) filed charges against Alameda Research CEO Caroline Ellison and…

US Securities Watchdog Charges Sam Bankman-Fried With Fraud Over FTX Collapse

According to a statement published on Dec. 13, 2022, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged the disgraced FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) with defrauding investors. SEC chairman…

Lawmaker Pleads With Sam Bankman-Fried to Attend Congress Hearing on FTX — SBF Says He’ll Testify When He’s Ready

Congresswoman Maxine Waters, chair of the House Committee on Financial Services, has politely asked former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) to attend a congressional hearing on the collapse of his…

Bahamas Property Worth $121 Million Acquired by FTX, SBF’s Parents, Report Unveils

Bankrupt crypto exchange FTX and its founder’s parents have purchased properties for almost $121 million in the Bahamas, according to a media report. Some of these were supposed to be…

New FTX CEO Says Sam Bankman-Fried Does Not Speak on Firm’s Behalf, After SBF’s Candid Interview With Vox

Following the former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried’s (SBF) interview with the New York Times and several direct text messages with Reuters, SBF recently did a much longer and more candid…

Reports Claim Beleaguered Crypto Exchange FTX Seeks Over $9 Billion From Investors

On Nov. 10, 2022, two reports said that FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) is canvassing for emergency funds up to $9.4 billion for the embattled exchange. One report says that…