Latest "Sam Bankman" News

01/28/2023

Federal prosecutors ask court to bar Sam Bankman-Fried from using Signal

Sam Bankman-Fried allegedly used Signal earlier this month to contact the general counsel of FTX..

Source: Engadget

01/28/2023

DOJ Seeks to Ban Sam Bankman-Fried From Contacting FTX Employees

Founder of failed crypto exchange allegedly reached out to the general counsel for the firm’s U.S. operation

Source: The Wall Street Journal

01/28/2023

Prosecutors ask court to ban Sam Bankman-Fried from contacting FTX colleagues

US government alleges crypto founder communicated with potential witnesses in his criminal trial

Source: Financial Times

01/28/2023

FTX crypto founder Sam Bankman-Fried thought jail would be 'like The Shawshank Redemption': report

Disgraced FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried reportedly said that he thought his time in prison in the Bahamas would be like the 1994 film "The Shawshank Redemption."

Source: Fox Business

01/28/2023

Sam Bankman-Fried Seeks Right to Transfer FTX's Crypto

Lawyers for the bankrupt crypto exchange's founder said there was no evidence for restricting his access to crypto held by FTX as part of bail conditions in a fraud trial.

Source: CoinDesk

01/28/2023

DOJ Claims Sam Bankman-Fried Tried to Influence Witness Testimony, Asks for Communications Ban

A court document filed by prosecutors on Friday alleges that Bankman-Fried messaged FTX US General Counsel Ryne Miller on Signal, asking to reconnect and “vet things with each other.”

Source: CoinDesk

01/27/2023

Sam Bankman-Fried thought jail would be 'like The Shawshank Redemption'

The former billionaire was reduced to using a hose and cold water to take a shower while languishing in a Bahamian prison.

Source: New York Post

01/23/2023

Sam Bankman-Fried lists DC house for $3.28M after feds seize $700M in assets

The fallen crypto mogul, otherwise known as SBF, is linked to this townhouse in the nation’s capital — and, on the heels of FTX’s implosion, it’s for sale.

Source: New York Post

01/21/2023

Feds seize more than $600 million in assets from FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried: Court filing

The assets were seized by the government this month, the filing shows.

Source: ABC News

01/21/2023

Feds have seized nearly $700M from FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried

Source: Google News

01/20/2023

Sam Bankman-Fried tweets away while under house arrest

Disgraced FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried is not staying quiet while under house arrest, using Twitter to weigh in as he awaits trial on several federal charges.

Source: Fox Business

01/20/2023

FTX lawyers accuse Sam Bankman-Fried of 'assault by Twitter'

News, analysis and comment from the Financial Times, the worldʼs leading global business publication

Source: Financial Times

01/20/2023

How Sam Bankman-Fried's Top Advisers Shaped State And Local Politics

As the disgraced mogul attempted to influence federal lawmaking, his political team was spreading money around to candidates further down the ballot.

Source: HuffPost

01/20/2023

'You won't keep us out': Car drove into barricade outside Sam Bankman-Fried's house

The family hired a $10,000-a-week, armed security detail to guard the house after the accused cryptocurrency fraudster received death threats.

Source: New York Post

01/19/2023

How Sam Bankman-Fried's ties with the Clintons helped him dupe investors

SBF cultivated ties with A-list celebrities, politicians and investors alike — but one power couple in particular was key to boosting his profile.

Source: New York Post

01/19/2023

Is there no end to his arrogance? FTX boss Sam Bankman-Fried inflated crypto dubbed 'Samcoins'

Disgraced crypto boss Sam Bankman-Fried, pictured, has been accused of artificially inflating the price of new digital currencies dubbed 'Samcoins' by insiders.

Source: Daily Mail

01/16/2023

FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried continually playing 'hapless victim card': Pachal

Pete Pachal, tech analyst and CoinDesk chief of staff for content, discusses Rep. Adam Schiff's involvement in Twitter's alleged censorship and Sam Bankman-F...

Source: YouTube

01/16/2023

Sam Bankman-Fried gaslit anyone that challenged him, ex-FTX US boss says

Brett Harrison said Saturday that Bankman-Fried "responded at times with gaslighting and manipulation" when criticized.

Source: Business Insider

01/15/2023

Sam Bankman-Fried's dad lawyers up as FTX investigation intensifies

The father of disgraced FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried has lawyered up, hiring an attorney who specializes in 'white collar criminal defense,' as officials look into his ties to the company.

Source: Daily Mail

01/14/2023

Sam Bankman-Fried 'ordered FTX co-founder to create secret backdoor' to Alameda Research

A bombshell testimony has revealed that the co-founder of cryptocurrency exchange FTX was ordered by Sam Bankman-Fried to create a 'secret' backdoor to funnel money to Alameda Research.

Source: Daily Mail

01/13/2023

Sam Bankman-Fried ordered $65B 'secret backdoor line of credit,' lawyer says

Andrew Dietderich, an attorney for FTX, said that co-founder Gary Wang created a secret line of credit using customer funds that Sam Bankman-Fried ordered.

Source: New York Post

01/13/2023

Bloomberg, WSJ, CoinDesk Among the Media Outlets Seeking to Know Who Bailed Out Sam Bankman-Fried

Lawyers for the former CEO of failed crypto exchange FTX requested and were granted anonymity for two parties who backed the $250 million bond that sprung Bankman-Fried from jail.

Source: CoinDesk

01/13/2023

Sam Bankman-Fried's 'secret backdoor' worth $65 billion, court hears

"All this has left a shortfall in value to repay customers and creditors," Andrew Dietderich told the court, with $5 billion recovered so far.

Source: Business Insider

01/13/2023

Sam Bankman-Fried launches a newsletter to defend himself

‘I didn’t steal funds,’ arrested crypto executive writes.

Source: The Washington Post

01/12/2023

Sam Bankman-Fried speaks out for the first time since his arrest

Sam Bankman-Fried, the former crypto star turned alleged white-collar criminal, has spoken out for the first time since his arrest last month, publishing a lengthy blog post that appears to lay out his defense against fraud charges.

Source: CNN

01/12/2023

Sam Bankman-Fried's lawyers must be 'cringing' from Substack post amid FTX defense: Attorney

#SBF #FTX #yahoofinance Neama Rahmani, president of the West Coast Trial Lawyers and former federal prosecutor, joins Yahoo Finance Live anchors Dave Briggs...

Source: YouTube

01/12/2023

Sam Bankman-Fried Resurfaces With Fresh Defense of FTX Collapse on Substack

The Wall Street Journal’s full markets coverage.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

01/12/2023

Sam Bankman-Fried launches Substack: ‘I didn’t steal funds, and I certainly didn’t stash billions away’

Disgraced former billionaire SBF continues to downplay the extent of his role in the collapse and bankruptcy of crypto exchange, FTX.

Source: TechCrunch

01/12/2023

Mike Novogratz Wants to 'Punch' Crypto Titans Sam Bankman-Fried, Barry Silbert

Source: Bloomberg

01/11/2023

Inside Sam Bankman-Fried's $1 Billion Bet on a Bitcoin Miner on the Kazakh Steppe - WSJ

Genesis Digital is one of the largest assets in the FTX-Alameda wreckage

Source: The Wall Street Journal

01/10/2023

Sam Bankman-Fried Associate Nishad Singh Is Third to Meet With Prosecutors

Source: Bloomberg

01/09/2023

Sam Bankman-Fried’s defense team led by battle-tested lawyers

Sam Bankman-Fried was charged with stealing billions of dollars from FTX customers while misleading investors and lenders connected to his crypto-trading firm Alameda Research.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

01/09/2023

Sam Bankman-Fried's Defense Team Led by Battle-Tested Lawyers

Source: Google News

01/09/2023

Sam Bankman-Fried's Defense Team Led by Battle-Tested Lawyers

FTX founder turns to former federal prosecutors with experience in high-profile cases

Source: The Wall Street Journal

01/08/2023

DOJ Officially Seizes Over $456,000,000 Worth of Robinhood Shares Tied to FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has officially seized the shares of popular trading app Robinhood linked to Sam Bankman-Fried despite objections from the disgraced FTX founder’s legal team.

Source: The Daily Hodl

01/07/2023

Prosecutors launch website to notify Sam Bankman-Fried's alleged victims

Federal law requires prosecutors to contact possible crime victims.

Source: ABC News

01/06/2023

Sam Bankman-Fried Asks for Seized Robinhood (HOOD) Shares to Help Pay Legal Fees

Source: Bloomberg

01/06/2023

Sam Bankman-Fried’s lawyers just filed a claim to keep his $450 million in Robinhood shares, arguing he needs them for legal fees

The disgraced crypto founder, once worth $26.5 billion, said he only has $100,000 in his bank account.

Source: Fortune

01/06/2023

Sam Bankman-Fried Seeks to Keep Grasp on $450M in Robinhood Shares

The FTX founder and former CEO says he needs the money to pay his legal fees, despite rival claims by the company and by crypto lender BlockFi.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

01/05/2023

FTX lawyer tied to poker scandal reportedly flipped on Sam Bankman-Fried

FTX’s former “chief regulatory officer” Dan Friedberg reportedly flipped on Sam Bankman-Fried in late November.

Source: New York Post

01/05/2023

US government moves to seize $460 million Robinhood stake linked to Sam Bankman-Fried

The US government is stepping into a contentious, multijurisdictional legal battle over the ownership of hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of assets connected to the collapse of Sam Bankman-Fried's crypto empire.

Source: CNN

01/04/2023

Sam Bankman-Fried and ex-girlfriend face ANOTHER lawsuit over 'one of largest frauds in US history'

The legal woes of Sam Bankman-Fried and his ex over the multi-billion dollar collapse of FTX have deepened after a lawsuit filed in California demanded damages over 'one of the largest frauds in US history'.

Source: Daily Mail

01/04/2023

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried pleads not guilty to fraud

Disgraced crypto king Sam Bankman-Fried pleaded not guilty to a slew of charges related to his defunct cryptocurrency exchange in federal court in Manhattan....

Source: YouTube

01/03/2023

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried pleads not guilty in crypto case

FTX founder and fallen cryptocurrency guru Sam Bankman-Fried pleaded not guilty through his attorney at his arraignment Tuesday on charges he misappropriated billions, defrauding customers and investors in companies he controlled while allegedly concealing hi…

Source: The Washington Post

01/03/2023

Sam Bankman-Fried pleads not guilty in FTX fraud case; October trial set

Sam Bankman-Fried pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to criminal charges that he cheated investors in his now-bankrupt FTX cryptocurrency exchange and caused billions of dollars in losses, in what prosecutors have called an "epic" fraud.

Source: Reuters

01/03/2023

Sam Bankman-Fried pleads not guilty to 8 counts of wire fraud, securities fraud, and conspiracy

FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to all 8 counts of fraud and conspiracy he is facing for his role in the collapse of the...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

01/03/2023

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried to appear in court Tuesday

Sam Bankman-Fried, the disgraced founder of bankrupt crypto exchange FTX, is set to appear in person in a Manhattan federal court on Tuesday to face charges that include cheating investors out of billions of dollars.

Source: CNN

01/02/2023

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried to plead not guilty at scheduled New York City arraignment: reports

Sam Bankman-Fried, at his arraignment in U.S. District Court in Manhattan Tuesday, will likely plead not guilty to fraud, money laundering and other charges over FTX's collapse.

Source: Fox Business

01/02/2023

Sam Bankman-Fried’s Alameda Research troubles predate FTX: Report

SBF had claimed that the operations of FTX and Alameda were independent, but the recent lawsuit has revealed that both firms worked in conjecture from day one.

Source: Cointelegraph

01/01/2023

Sam Bankman-Fried offered lenders 20% returns in a scramble to rescue his crypto empire from an earlier crisis in 2018, report says

Troubles at FTX and its sister company Alameda Research predated events of 2022 leading to their total collapse, The Wall Street Journal reported.

Source: Business Insider

01/01/2023

The ultimate insider's guide to the dramatic downfall of Sam Bankman-Fried, Caroline Ellison, and FTX

Catch up on the history and latest developments of the FTX scandal and its founder Sam Bankman-Fried, who is expected to enter a plea on Tuesday.

Source: Business Insider

12/31/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried's FTX saga is full of shady financial details

In one example, FTX execs allegedly hid $8 billion in liabilities in what Bankman-Fried referred to as "our Korean friend's account."

Source: Business Insider

12/31/2022

Who should play Sam Bankman-Fried, Caroline Ellison in FTX movie

Apple was reportedly nearing a deal for the rights to adapt a book on Sam Bankman-Fried and FTX, meaning a movie or TV show is on the horizon.

Source: Business Insider

12/30/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried Denies Moving Alameda-Linked Funds: ‘None of These Are Me’

SBF tweeted for the first time since December 12 to push back against speculation that he moved Alameda funds.

Source: Decrypt

12/30/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried denies moving funds from Alameda wallets

The movement of funds and the manner in which it was moved raised suspicions within the crypto community.

Source: Cointelegraph

12/30/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried Likely to Plead Not Guilty to Fraud Charges - WSJ

U.S. prosecutors had charged the FTX founder with engaging in criminal conduct that contributed to the cryptocurrency exchange’s collapse

Source: The Wall Street Journal

12/30/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried met with top Biden aides at least 4 times in 2022

Most recently, Bankman-Fried met with Steve Ricchetti, counselor to the president, on September 8, sources told Bloomberg.

Source: Business Insider

12/30/2022

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried allegedly cashes out US$684,000, on-chain data show

On-chain data showed that Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of the now-bankrupt FTX exchange, sent around 570 Ether worth US$684,000 to a Seychelles-based...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

12/30/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried Met With White House Staffers Before His Fraud Arrest

Sam Bankman-Fried reportedly held 4 meetings with members of President Joe Biden's cabinet in 2022 before his FTX empire collapsed, leading to his arrest on federal fraud charges.

Source: TMZ

12/29/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried spent $200M in FTX customer funds on investments, feds say

One of Bankman-Fried’s investments reportedly went toward the banking app Dave, which disclosed a $100 million windfall last March that purportedly came from FTX Ventures.

Source: New York Post

12/29/2022

Here's what Sam Bankman-Fried's life looks like under house arrest

The Palo Alto home where Sam Bankman-Fried is staying has five bedrooms, three bathrooms, and a swimming pool.

Source: Business Insider

12/29/2022

Elon Musk Tells Employees Tesla Will Be 'Most Valuable Company On Earth, Sam Bankman-Fried Set To Enter Plea On Fraud Case, Twitter 'Should Feel Faster': Today's Top Stories

Reuters Elon Musk Tells Employees Tesla Will Be 'Most Valuable Company On Earth' Long Term As He Rallies Support For Big Quarter-End Push Elon Musk gave a...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

12/29/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried Is a Problem for Robinhood Stock. One Reason Not to Worry.

Analysts at Morgan Stanley are eyeing the trading platform's big cash pile as a source of buoyancy as the shares get dragged under by the crypto chaos.

Source: Barron's

12/29/2022

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried likely to enter plea deal: report

Sam Bankman-Fried is expected to enter a plea deal next week to fraud charges connected to the collapse of cryptocurrency FTX Reuters reported.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

12/28/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried to enter plea in FTX fraud case

Sam Bankman-Fried is expected to enter a plea next week to criminal charges he defrauded investors and looted billions of dollars in customer funds at his failed FTX cryptocurrency exchange.

Source: Reuters

12/28/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried to enter plea in FTX fraud case

Source: Google News

12/28/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried borrowed $546 million from his hedge fund to buy a Robinhood stake

When Sam Bankman-Fried bought a nearly 7.6% stake in Robinhood, the popular stock-trading app, earlier this year, he financed the deal with more than half a billion dollars borrowed from his own hedge fund — the entity that prosecutors say was illegally funne…

Source: CNN

12/28/2022

FTX investor: People like Sam Bankman-Fried think they can get away with this

Source: YouTube

12/28/2022

FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried 'incriminated' himself: Johnson

FOX Business' Cheryl Casone, Adviser Investments portfolio manager Adam Johnson and Belpointe Chief strategist discuss fallout from the FTX collapse and foun...

Source: YouTube

12/28/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried's FTX saga is getting more weird and strange.

FTX directed users to wire money to a fake online electronics retailer, and SBF bought Robinhood using customer funds — Insider's Phil Rosen breaks it down.

Source: Business Insider

12/27/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried meets with The Big Short author Michael Lewis while on house arrest

Lewis, 62, reportedly met with Bankman-Fried for several hours on Friday at the $4 million home of the accused crypto fraudster's parents, who are both Stanford University law professors.

Source: Daily Mail

12/27/2022

Alameda Lent Sam Bankman-Fried $546 Million for Robinhood Stake

Source: Bloomberg

12/27/2022

Alameda Lent Sam Bankman-Fried $546 Million for Robinhood Stake

(Bloomberg) -- FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried said he and former executive Gary Wang borrowed more than $546 million from Alameda Research to buy a nearly 8% ...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

12/27/2022

Alameda Lent Sam Bankman-Fried $546 Million for Robinhood Stake

Source: Bloomberg

12/27/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried met with 'Big Short' writer Michael Lewis during house arrest

Disgraced FTX boss Sam Bankman-Fried already appears to be turning his crypto saga into a blockbuster, with the help of a top writer who penned “The Big Short.”

Source: New York Post

12/27/2022

'Big Short' author met Sam Bankman-Fried during house arrest: Report

Apple was reportedly nearing a deal for Lewis' eventual book on Bankman-Fried's fall and FTX's collapse.

Source: Business Insider

12/27/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried avoided sardine breakfast in 'Fox Hell' prison, got toast and jam

While the prison conditions weren't as bad as they could have been, they were bad enough for SBF to agree to be extradited to the United States.

Source: Business Insider

12/27/2022

FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried Borrowed From Alameda to Buy Robinhood Shares

Alameda took out a loan pledging those same shares as collateral.

Source: CoinDesk

12/27/2022

LegalEagle explains just how deep a hole Sam Bankman-Fried has dug

LegalEagle’s detailed analysis of the known fraud charges facing crypto “genius” Sam Bankman-Fried. In a race to see who can cut the better deal to testify against “SBF,&#82…

Source: Boing Boing

12/27/2022

Former SEC Chair Jay Clayton weighs in on the case against Sam Bankman-Fried

Former SEC Chair Jay Clayton joins CNBC's 'Squawk Box' to weigh in on the case against FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried following his release on $250 million ba...

Source: YouTube

12/27/2022

Caroline Ellison 'Knew That It Was Wrong,' Implicates Sam Bankman Fried

Misleading financial statements hid just how entangled Alameda and FTX finances were.

Source: Decrypt

12/26/2022

Business partners turn on Sam Bankman-Fried

The stunning collapse of one of crypto's most prominent firms has quickly morphed into a legal battle pitting former executives and ex-romantic partners against one another.

Source: CNN

12/26/2022

Emails reveal Sam Bankman-Fried's courtship of federal regulators

The cryptocurrency billionaire employed several former regulators who aided his efforts to woo top CFTC officials, emails obtained by the Los Angeles Times...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

12/25/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried found 'chilling' in JFK airport lounge on $250M bail bond

Just three days after being released on a personal recognizance bond, a crypto community member allegedly spotted SBF “chilling” in a John F. Kennedy International Airport lounge.

Source: Cointelegraph

12/24/2022

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried was 'chilling' in the American Airlines lounge at JFK before flying business class to his parents' home to await trial

The cofounder and former CEO of collapsed crypto trading platform FTX was spotted at JFK airport on Thursday before flying to his parents' home.

Source: Business Insider

12/23/2022

Caroline Ellison confesses she ‘knew it was wrong’ to take part in Sam Bankman-Fried’s alleged fraud

“I am truly sorry for what I did,” Caroline Ellison said. “I knew that it was wrong.”

Source: New York Post

12/23/2022

Ex-Alameda CEO Caroline Ellison says she and Sam Bankman-Fried misled FTX investors in court plea

Former Alameda Research CEO Caroline Ellison said she knowingly FTX misled lenders.

Source: Fox Business

12/23/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried moves in with his parents after posting $250 million dollar bail

Source: YouTube

12/23/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried moves in with his parents after posting $250 million dollar bail

CNBC's Kate Rooney joins 'The Exchange' to discuss the most recent updates in the Sam Bankman-Fried case, including his bond payment and bail agreement condi...

Source: YouTube

12/23/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried's ex Caroline Ellison faced 110 years in jail before plea

The former Alameda hedge fund CEO pleaded guilty to federal fraud charges in an agreement signed on Monday.

Source: New York Post

12/23/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried fights FTX, creditors over $450M Robinhood stake

Sam Bankman-Fried is battling to keep a $450 million stake in retail stock Robinhood that FTX’s new boss is trying to claw back, according to court records.

Source: New York Post

12/23/2022

Bernie Madoff's lawyer says Sam Bankman-Fried should 'shut up'

Attorney Ira Lee Sorkin, who represented Bernie Madoff, advises Sam Bankman-Fried to "shut up" and "don't talk" following the fallen FTX founder's $250 million bail posting.

Source: Fox Business

12/23/2022

The terms of the $250 million bail agreement for FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried

CNBC's Mackenzie Sigalos details the latest news surrounding FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, including how the bail process works to allow him to be released ...

Source: YouTube

12/23/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried, new FTX bosses battle over $450m in Robinhood shares

Bankrupt crypto lender BlockFi and FTX creditor Yonatan Ben Shimon are also laying claim to Bankman-Fried's Robinhood stake.

Source: Business Insider

12/23/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried arrives at parents' residence to start house arrest

Sam Bankman-Fried arrived at his parents’ Palo Alto, California, home Friday after being released on a record $250 million bond and placed under house arrest.

Source: New York Post

12/23/2022

FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried is back in the US, released on $250 million bail

Sam Bankman-Fried was released from federal custody to live with his parents while awaiting trial on fraud and money laundering charges relating to his failed crypto exchange FTX.

Source: The Verge

12/22/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried expected to face eight criminal charges in New York

FTX founder must remain under strict supervision at parents’ California home, judge says

Source: The Guardian

12/22/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried arrives in the U.S. as FTX, Alameda execs plead guilty

Source: YouTube

12/22/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried lands in U.S. as two FTX executives plead guilty to fraud

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried is back on U.S. soil as two of his former executives pleaded guilty to fraud charges. CNBC's MacKenzie Sigalos joins 'Squawk Bo...

Source: YouTube

12/22/2022

FTX Execs Plead Guilty While Throwing Sam Bankman-Fried Under the Bus

SBF was extradited overnight from the Bahamas to New York where he's expected to be arraigned Thursday.

Source: Gizmodo.com

12/22/2022

Associates of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried plead guilty to wire fraud, other charges filed by SEC

Caroline Ellison, the former Alameda Research CEO, and Zixiao Wang, former Chief Technology Officer of FTX Trading LTD, pleaded guilty to charges filed by the SEC amid FTX's collapse.

Source: Fox Business

12/22/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried's former friends pleaded guilty and are cooperating in the FTX fraud case

Caroline Ellison and Gary Wang, who served as executives at Sam Bankman-Fried’s fallen crypto firms Alameda Research and FTX, have pled guilty to federal fraud charges and are cooperating with prosecutors.

Source: The Verge

12/22/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried Lands in New York to Face the Music: Report

The disgraced crypto wunderkind agreed to be extradited from the Bahamas on Wednesday.

Source: Daily Beast

12/21/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried seeks bail deal while being extradited to US

Lawyers for Sam Bankman-Fried are negotiating with federal prosecutors in New York on a bail arrangement that would enable him to avoid detention, people familiar with the matter told CNN.

Source: CNN

12/21/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried's extradition hearing set for Wednesday

A hearing is scheduled for Wednesday in a Bahamian court to take up the issue of the FTX founder's possible extradition U.S.

Source: Fox Business

12/21/2022

FTX boss Sam Bankman-Fried agrees to be extradited

The cryptocurrency exchange boss is expected to travel to the US to face fraud charges, the BBC understands.

Source: BBC News

12/20/2022

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried will fly from Bahamas to U.S. Wednesday to face criminal charges

Sam Bankman-Fried is set to return to the U.S., where he faces multiple criminal charges tied to the collapse of his crypto exchange FTX.

Source: CNBC

12/20/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried defies advice of his lawyers by agreeing to U.S. extradition

Source: YouTube

12/20/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried, FTX wined and dined top regulator official at ritzy DC restaurant, emails show

EXCLUSIVE — Sam Bankman-Fried, the disgraced former FTX CEO facing prison time, wined and dined a top government regulator official at a swanky Washington, D.C., restaurant with his FTX colleagues while lobbying for friendly industry regulations, emails show.

Source: Washington Examiner

12/20/2022

With Sam Bankman-Fried's Hedge Fund Gone, Crypto Trading Firm Wintermute Emerges

By deftly navigating crypto’s frontier markets and winning big on the collapse of Terra’s stable coin, Wintermute has grown into one of the world’s leading crypto trading firms. Now it must navigate a market littered with carcasses and landmines.

Source: Forbes

12/19/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried appears in Bahamas court as US awaits extradition

Founder of collapsed crypto exchange FTX to face criminal and civil charges in New York

Source: Financial Times

12/19/2022

This 26-year-old FTX customer lost access to $14,000 when Sam Bankman-Fried's exchange collapsed. Now he plans to keep his money in stocks.

"I'm going to pivot more to stocks," he said. "Stocks have more policies in place in case something goes wrong."

Source: Business Insider

12/19/2022

Riot Games files to terminate FTX deal, cut ties to Sam Bankman-Fried

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried plays League of Legends, and Riot Games says the association is hurting its reputation. The motion to end the partnership is part of the FTX bankruptcy case.

Source: Polygon

12/19/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried set to drop extradition fight

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried Monday morning arrived in court in the Bahamas where he is expected to drop his extradition fight, clearing a significant hurdle to return him to US soil to be prosecuted on multiple charges of fraud and conspiracy.

Source: CNN

12/19/2022

Kevin O’Leary Interview: The Dagger That Finished Sam Bankman-Fried Off

In the exclusive debrief for The Pavlovic Today on the Senate hearing on the FTX crash, Kevin O'Leary opens up about Sam Bankman-Fried and the conversation they had prior to the former crypto billionaire's razorblade indictment and arrest in the Bahamas.

Source: Thepavlovictoday.com

12/19/2022

Why Sam Bankman-Fried may decide to drop his fight against being extradited to the U.S.

CNBC's Mackenzie Sigalos discusses the latest headlines in the FTX collapse, including sources saying founder Sam Bankman-Fried could agree to be transferred...

Source: YouTube

12/19/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried Planning to Drop Extradition Fight

Sam Bankman-Fried, the disgraced co-founder of crypto exchange FTX, is planning to drop his fight against extradition to the US where he faces a range of cri...

Source: YouTube

12/18/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried to appear in court Monday to drop extradition fight

Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried is expected to appear in a Bahamas court on Monday to reverse his decision to contest extradition to the US, a person familiar with the matter told CNN.

Source: CNN

12/18/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried Is Expected to Consent to Extradition From Bahamas

FTX co-founder has been in custody in Nassau since his arrest Monday

Source: The Wall Street Journal

12/18/2022

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried reportedly to agree to extradition, reverse course at next Bahamas court hearing

The ex-cryptocurrency executive Sam Bankman-Fried reportedly is to reverse course at a Bahamas court hearing Monday and stop fighting extradition back to the US to face federal charges.

Source: Fox Business

12/18/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried appeared 'a little arrogant' and 'awfully scared' when he arrived at Bahamas prison but is now in 'good spirits,' official says

An official at the Bahamas Fox Hill prison, known for its harsh conditions, told The Washington Post Sam Bankman-Fried was ready to 'face the music.'

Source: Business Insider

12/17/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried will now surrender himself for extradition before Bahamian court Monday: Source

Founder and former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried will not contest extradition to the U.S. in an about face just days after being remanded to Bahamas prison.

Source: CNBC

12/17/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried seeks to reverse decision on contesting extradition: Report

Sam Bankaman-Fried is expected to appear in court in the Bahamas to reverse decision about contesting extradition.

Source: Cointelegraph

12/17/2022

Exclusive: Sam Bankman-Fried to reverse decision on contesting extradition

Former FTX Chief Executive Sam Bankman-Fried is expected to appear in court in the Bahamas on Monday to reverse his decision to contest extradition to the United States, where he faces fraud charges, a person familiar with the matter said on Saturday.

Source: Reuters

12/16/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried Needs New Defense Besides 'Sorry,' Lawyers Say

Source: Bloomberg

12/16/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried Needs New Defense Besides 'Sorry,' Lawyers Say

Source: Bloomberg

12/16/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried Needs New Defense Besides 'Sorry,' Lawyers Say

Source: Bloomberg

12/16/2022

FTX back in bankruptcy court as Sam Bankman-Fried tries again for bail in the Bahamas

CNBC's MacKenzie Sigalos previews today's FTX bankruptcy hearing which includes a joint effort by journalists to unseal the full list of FTX account holders....

Source: YouTube

12/16/2022

FTX in photos: Sam Bankman-Fried's arrest in the Bahamas, new CEO John Ray III testifying and more

Sam Bankman-Fried’s Bahamas arrest and the FTX hearings this week gave us a glimpse at many of the players emerging in this financial collapse which could be bigger than Enron.

Source: Fox Business

12/16/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried is in jail, but legal watchers are wondering: Where's ex-girlfriend Caroline Ellison?

The sparse indictment against former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried is tight-lipped on prosecutors' sights on others in his circle, like Caroline Ellison.

Source: Business Insider

12/15/2022

These lawmakers probing FTX's collapse got donations from Sam Bankman-Fried and cronies

Accused crypto crook Sam Bankman-Fried and his FTX associates pumped nearly $95,000 to several members of the House Financial Services Committee.

Source: New York Post

12/15/2022

FTX insider alerted Bahamian authorities before Sam Bankman-Fried arrest

#FTX #sambankmanfried #yahoofinance Yahoo Finance's Alexis Keenan joins the Live show to discuss the latest surrounding Sam Bankman-Fried's arrest and charge...

Source: YouTube

12/15/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried's relatives asked Bahamas prison if he could get vegan meals there: report

Relatives of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried have called the prison where he is being held in Nassau, Bahamas, to ask if he could get vegan meals delivered, a report says.

Source: Fox Business

12/15/2022

FTX Bahamas co-CEO Ryan Salame blew the whistle on FTX and Sam Bankman-Fried

FTX Digital Markets co-CEO alerted the securities regulator in the Bahamas to the fraud being committed at the exchange, telling the authorities that FTX was sending customer funds to Alameda Research.

Source: Cointelegraph

12/15/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried's relatives called the Bahamas prison he's being held at to ask if he can get vegan meals, per Bloomberg

Sam Bankman-Fried was denied bail and is being held at the Fox Hill correctional center in Nassau that is known for overcrowding and harsh conditions.

Source: Business Insider

12/14/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried said he wears an Emsam patch. What's that?

His supposed use of the depression medication had kicked up some rumors.

Source: Slate Magazine

12/14/2022

New FTX CEO John Ray is making $1300 an hour to clean up Sam Bankman-Fried's collapsed crypto empire

Ray slammed former FTX execs, adding that the exchange was run by a "very small group of grossly inexperienced and unsophisticated individuals."

Source: Business Insider

12/14/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried, Caroline Ellison retain high-powered white collar lawyers amid FTX probe

Ex-FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried and Alameda Research CEO Caroline Ellison have retained criminal defense attorneys specializing in white-collar crimes as they face investigation.

Source: Fox Business

12/14/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried Faces Fraud Charges, Lawsuits Tied to FTX Collapse | WSJ

In less than 24 hours, FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried was arrested, charged with eight counts of fraud, and sued by both the Securities and Exchange Commissio...

Source: YouTube

12/14/2022

FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried Charged With Criminal Fraud, Conspiracy

Charges are latest twist in saga that has rattled world of cryptocurrencies

Source: The Wall Street Journal

12/14/2022

What Sam Bankman-Fried, arrested in the Bahamas, got for his baffling media blitz.

The disgraced FTX founder didn’t help his case by giving a gazillion interviews, and he probably made it worse.

Source: Slate Magazine

12/13/2022

FTX CEO Says Sam Bankman-Fried Released Crypto in Bahamas to Undermine Chapter 11

John J. Ray III, appearing before Congress, accused the FTX founder of seeking to undermine its bankruptcy process by aiding Bahamas authorities in a $100 million crypto transfer

Source: The Wall Street Journal

12/13/2022

Why Feds Busted FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried Now

DOJ was happy to let Sam Bankman-Fried talk himself into prison, but likely wanted to avoid the embarrassing optics of him testifying before Congress from his Bahamian villa.

Source: Daily Beast

12/13/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried charged with fraud as first congressional hearing closes – as it happened

US Congress commences hearing on the collapse of the cryptocurrency exchange, less than 24 hours after its former chief executive was arrested

Source: The Guardian

12/13/2022

Live updates: FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried faces fraud and conspiracy charges

FTX founder, Sam Bankman-Fried, is facing fraud and conspiracy charges from multiple authorities. Meanwhile, the House Financial Services Committee forged ahead with a hearing into the crypto exchange’s recent implosion.

Source: The Washington Post

12/13/2022

Live updates: FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried charged with fraud, money laundering

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried was arrested in the Bahamas on the eve of a U.S. House hearing on the crypto exchange's collapse.

Source: CNBC

12/13/2022

Full Text: Draft of Sam Bankman-Fried's Written Testimony to House Before Arrest

Source: Bloomberg

12/13/2022

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried charged with fraud

FTX crypto exchange founder Sam Bankman-Fried has been indicted on eight criminal charges, including wire fraud and conspiracy by misusing customer funds, ac...

Source: YouTube

12/13/2022

How screwed is Sam Bankman-Fried?

A month after the collapse of his cryptocurrency exchange, the FTX founder has finally been arrested, pending charges from the Southern District of New York. Based on the complaint released by the Securities and Exchange Commission, his legal prospects do not…

Source: Washington Examiner

12/13/2022

FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried is facing criminal fraud charges

Criminal charges have been filed against former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried. The first charges revealed are from the SEC, which has accused him of defrauding investors who poured in over $1.8 billion since 2019.

Source: The Verge

12/13/2022

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried arrested in Bahamas

FTX founder faces fraud and money laundering charges. FOX Business' Kelly O'Grady with more.Subscribe to Fox Business! https://bit.ly/2D9CdseWatch more Fox B...

Source: YouTube

12/13/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried, FTX's founder, is arrested in the Bahamas

Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of failed crypto exchange FTX, was arrested in the Bahamas on Monday after US prosecutors filed criminal charges against him, according to a statement from the government of the Bahamas.

Source: CNN

12/13/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried arrested in Bahamas ahead of US criminal charges

News, analysis and comment from the Financial Times, the worldʼs leading global business publication

Source: Financial Times

12/13/2022

Senators slam Sam Bankman-Fried for refusing to testify before banking panel on FTX collapse

Senators Sherrod Brown and Pat Toomey said ex-FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried declined to testify at a committee hearing in "an unprecedented abdication of accountability."

Source: Fox Business

12/13/2022

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried arrested in Bahamas

Disgraced FTX founder and former CEO Sam Bankman-Fried has been arrested in the Bahamas.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

12/12/2022

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried arrested in Bahamas, US expected to request extradition, authorities say

Bahamian authorities on Monday arrested Sam Bankman-Fried, disgraced founder of the cryptocurrency exchange, FTX, after the US filed charges against him.

Source: Fox Business

12/12/2022

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried arrested in the Bahamas after U.S. files criminal charges

Sam Bankman-Fried's arrest is the first concrete move by regulators to hold individuals accountable for the multibillion-dollar implosion of FTX last month.

Source: CNBC

12/12/2022

Report: Stanford Law professor parents of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Friedfear financial ruin - Silicon Valley Business Journal

Source: Triangle Business Journal

12/12/2022

Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried refuses to testify before Senate, committee says

FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried refused to testify at a Wednesday hearing in front of the Senate Banking Committee.

Source: CNBC

12/12/2022

CEO Michael McCaffrey bought Bahamas pad with $43M in loans from Sam Bankman-Fried: report

Michael McCaffrey stepped down as CEO of The Block last week after news of the loans was first reported by Axios. The Block issued a statement confirming the report.

Source: New York Post

12/12/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried to testify before Congress remotely: 'Quite overbooked'

Bankman-Fried said he’s “quite overbooked” and has security concerns about “paparazzi” if he were to travel to Washington, DC.

Source: New York Post

12/12/2022

Caroline Ellison hires lawyer as US reportedly weighs fraud case against Sam Bankman-Fried

Ellison, the ex-CEO of Alameda Research, reportedly was spotted grabbing coffee at a SoHo eatery in Manhattan last week — and has hired Stephanie Avakian, a partner at white-shoe law firm Wil…

Source: New York Post

12/12/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried's teacher parents with him, father pushes class

Sam Bankman-Fried's parents, both Stanford Law School professors, are reportedly living in the Bahamas with him amid the fallout of FTX's collapse.

Source: Business Insider

12/12/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried's parents staying in Bahamas, fear his legal fees will 'wipe them out'

Joseph Bankman and Barbara Fried are both law professors at Stanford University.

Source: New York Post

12/11/2022

FTX ex-CEO Sam Bankman-Fried says he wants to start a new business

Sam Bankman-Fried, the disgraced founder of the failed crypto-exchange FTX, says he wants to start a new business to help his investors make back the money they lost in the crash.

Source: Fox Business

12/10/2022

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao Calls Sam Bankman-Fried a “Fraudster” As Former Rivals Trade Accusations on ...

The chief executive of the world’s largest crypto exchange is sounding off against Sam Bankman-Fried, claiming that the disgraced FTX founder is a “fraudster.”

Source: The Daily Hodl

12/10/2022

US prosecutors are reportedly investigating FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried for fraud

In a recent meeting between FTX, federal prosecutors and FBI agents, Justice Department officials asked for documents from the crypto exchange..

Source: Engadget

12/10/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried to testify as lawmakers demand answers on FTX's downfall

Bankman-Fried said he'll try to "shed light" on FTX's solvency and collapse.

Source: ABC News

12/09/2022

Class Action Lawsuit Against FTX’s Celebrity Promoters and Sam Bankman-Fried Is Quietly Dropped

A class action lawsuit filed against former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried and a host of paid celebrity promoters for the now-defunct crypto exchange has been...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

12/09/2022

Class Action Lawsuit Against FTX's Celebrity Promoters and Sam Bankman-Fried Is Quietly Dropped

The suit, filed in Miami last month, called FTX a “house of cards, a Ponzi scheme where the FTX entities shuffled customer funds between their opaque affiliated entities.”

Source: CoinDesk

12/09/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried Set to Testify to Congress About FTX Collapse

House Financial Services Committee has scheduled hearing for Tuesday

Source: The Wall Street Journal

12/09/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried's Alameda Research Secretly Funded Crypto Media Site The Block and Its CEO

CEO Michael McCaffrey has resigned as a result of the loans coming to light, The Block confirmed.

Source: CoinDesk

12/09/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried says he'll testify next week about FTX Collapse

The embattled ex-CEO said he'll testify in front of Congress about FTX's sudden downfall..

Source: Engadget

12/09/2022

Effective altruism reckons with the post-Sam Bankman-Fried moment

Inside the first major effective altruism conference since the collapse of crypto firm FTX.

Source: Vox

12/09/2022

Madoff prosecutor: ‘Highly unusual’ for Sam Bankman-Fried to be speaking publicly

Source: Google News

12/09/2022

Rivals Worried Sam Bankman-Fried Tried to Destabilize Crypto on Eve of FTX Collapse

‘Stop trying to depeg stablecoins,’ Binance’s Changpeng Zhao wrote in a chat to the FTX founder

Source: The Wall Street Journal

12/09/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried to testify to Congress over FTX failure

News, analysis and comment from the Financial Times, the worldʼs leading global business publication

Source: Financial Times

12/09/2022

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried agrees to testify at U.S. House hearing on Tuesday

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried agreed to testify before the House in a series of Tweets that also pinned some blame on Binance founder Changpeng Zhao.

Source: CNBC

12/09/2022

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried says he'll testify before Congress

Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of the failed crypto exchange FTX, has agreed to testify before the House Financial Services Committee next week as questions and confusion swirl about the collapse of his companies.

Source: CNN

12/09/2022

FTX Revival Proposal Supported by Sam Bankman-Fried Lifts FTT Token

The crypto exchange's founder tweeted his support for influencer Ran Neuner's revival idea, sending the battered tokens as much as 47% higher.

Source: CoinDesk

12/08/2022

Coinbase CEO slams Sam Bankman-Fried: 'This guy just committed a $10 billion fraud, and why is he getting treated with kid gloves?'

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried has received "a lot of softball interviews" from the media, according to Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong.

Source: Business Insider

12/08/2022

Did Sam Bankman-Fried Finally Admit the Obvious?

In an exchange with YouTuber Coffeezilla, the former CEO disclosed that client funds weren’t segregated as promised.

Source: CoinDesk

12/08/2022

Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried hit with campaign finance complaint over GOP 'dark' money

CREW's campaign finance complaint against Sam Bankman-Fried comes nearly a month after his FTX crypto exchange filed for bankruptcy protection.

Source: CNBC

12/08/2022

House Finance Chair Rep. Maxine Waters subpoena of Sam Bankman-Fried over FTX collapse 'on the table'

Maxine Waters, chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, does not plan to subpoena FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried to testify next week in Washington, according to reports.

Source: Fox Business

12/08/2022

Senate Committee to Subpoena FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried If He Does Not Testify Voluntarily

The Senate Banking and House Financial Services Committees are holding hearings on FTX's collapse next week.

Source: CoinDesk

12/07/2022

House Financial Services Chair Waters doesn't plan to subpoena Sam Bankman-Fried to testify at hearing on FTX collapse

House Financial Services Chair Maxine Waters tells members there are no current plans to subpoena FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried for his testimony.

Source: CNBC

12/07/2022

The fate of Sam Bankman-Fried's investments

Sam Bankman-Fried invested billions into startups. Those companies are wondering what happens next.

Source: Axios

12/07/2022

Ex-FTX boss Sam Bankman-Fried admits he should've done more stress testing before crypto firm's collapse

Sam Bankman-Fried spoke in a Twitter Space about the collapse of FTX and Alameda Research, along with his failure to stress test the crypto firms he founded.

Source: Fox Business

12/06/2022

Interactive: Here are the politicians who received money from FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s spokesman says she has donated the funds received to a nonprofit

Source: MarketWatch

12/06/2022

US bank Silvergate defends ties to Sam Bankman-Fried's crypto groups

News, analysis and comment from the Financial Times, the worldʼs leading global business publication

Source: Financial Times

12/06/2022

Why Isn’t Sam Bankman-Fried Behind Bars Yet?

Spoiler alert: it hasn’t yet been determined whether he did anything criminal.

Source: Decrypt

12/05/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried says he wants to testify before Congress on FTX collapse

Cryptocurrency exchange founder pledges to testify ‘once I have finished learning and reviewing what happened’

Source: The Guardian

12/05/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried could face years in prison over FTX's $32 billion meltdown — if the U.S. ever gets around to arresting him

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried remains in the Bahamas, even as regulators are rumored to be building a case against him. Why isn't he in jail yet?

Source: CNBC

12/05/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried says he will testify before House when he's 'finished learning and reviewing what happened'

Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried said on Sunday that he will testify before Congress when he's "finished learning and reviewing what happened."

Source: Fox Business

12/04/2022

Anna Sorokin: Sam Bankman-Fried media apology tour is scam

Convicted scammer Anna Sorokin — AKA Anna Delvey — thinks the FTX founder is just trying to lay the groundwork for a legal defense.

Source: Business Insider

12/04/2022

Crypto ‘smart’ money? Big traders fell for Sam Bankman-Fried

I was shocked when I first learned how a hot mess like Sam Bankman-Fried got away with convincing so many seemingly smart people that he was such a boy genius of investing.

Source: New York Post

12/04/2022

Elon Musk Suspects Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried Donated Over $1 Billion to Support Democrats – Bitcoin News

Elon Musk says that former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) probably donated over $1 billion to support the Democratic Party.

Source: Bitcoin.com

12/03/2022

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong says it’s ‘baffling’ FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried isn’t ‘in custody already’

“There’s a very open and shut case for fraud,” said Armstrong, adding it’s “bizarrre” the media isn’t calling Bankman-Fried a “criminal.”

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

12/03/2022

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong says it’s ‘baffling’ FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried isn’t ‘in custody already’

“There’s a very open and shut case for fraud,” said Armstrong, adding it’s “bizarrre” the media isn’t calling Bankman-Fried a “criminal.”

Source: Fortune

12/03/2022

Former FTX users say the failed crypto exchange was a ‘Ponzi scheme.’ Here’s how those work, and what we know about how Sam Bankman-Fried operated

SBF, as Bankman-Fried was often called, says he didn’t commit fraud. But bankruptcy specialists say the findings so far are ‘pretty devastating.’

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

12/03/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried's trading shop was given special treatment on FTX for years

Alameda Research was exempt from borrowing limits applied to exchange’s other clients, former billionaire tells FT

Source: Financial Times

12/02/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried claims he 'misaccounted' $8B in FTX funds

Math doesn’t seem to be the MIT graduate’s strength.

Source: New York Post

12/02/2022

Why Hasn't Sam Bankman-Fried Been Arrested Yet?

Bernie Madoff was arrested in a matter of days after his fraud came to light, but SBF is still a free man. What gives?

Source: New York Magazine

12/01/2022

If Sam Bankman-Fried Isn't Lying, Crypto Is in Trouble

Source: Bloomberg

12/01/2022

Elon Musk vs. Tim Cook, Sam Bankman-Fried's media apology tour, and why shopping on Amazon is getting worse

Crypto detective "Coffeezilla" tells Nightcap's Jon Sarlin that somebody at FTX "criminally screwed up." Plus, The Washington Post's Geoffrey Fowler on how Amazon risks turning customers off by showing so many ads in search results. And CNN's Clare Duffy has …

Source: CNN

12/01/2022

Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried met with top officials at the CFTC more than 10 times over the past 14 months, says chairman Rostin Behnam

Sam Bankman-Fried, the former CEO of failed cryptocurrency exchange FTX, met with CFTC officials more than 10 times over the past 14 months.

Source: CNBC

12/01/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried speaks on FTX collapse: “I didn’t ever try to commit fraud”

Bankman-Fried does public interview despite his lawyers urging him to stay quiet.

Source: Ars Technica

12/01/2022

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried: 'Look, I screwed up'

Sam Bankman-Fried, the 30-year-old founder of the bankrupt crypto exchange FTX, said he "didn't ever try to commit fraud on anyone," while admitting he made mistakes as chief executive.

Source: CNN

12/01/2022

‘I’ve Had a Bad Month’: Sam Bankman-Fried Ignores Lawyers to Make Awkward Public Appearance

The disgraced white knight of crypto gave a live interview about FTX mismanagement, drugs, and potential criminal fraud charges

Source: Rolling Stone

11/30/2022

UK charity backed by disgraced crypto kingpin Sam Bankman-Fried sounds alarm to British regulators after FTX collapse

The implosion of Sam Bankman-Fried's firms amid a tsunami of new legal troubles casts doubt on the future of the charities he helped underwrite.

Source: CNBC

11/30/2022

FTX billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried funneled dark money to Republicans

The crypto entrepreneur was thought to be a big donor to Democrats but now acknowledges he gave equally to GOP

Source: The Guardian

11/30/2022

Report: Former billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried says he's down to $100,000 in bank account

Sam Bankman-Fried said "basically everything" he had was tied up in the now-failed company, making his financial situation "complicated."

Source: USA Today

11/30/2022

FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried Made Secret Donations to Republicans

In a newly published phone call SBF claims, "reporters freak the fuck out if you donate to a Republican because they’re all super liberal."

Source: Gizmodo.com

11/29/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried talks about failures, FTX, CFTC, regulation and crypto

The former CEO tells Axios about what helped lead to FTX's collapse.

Source: Axios

11/29/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried only has $100,000 left in bank account: Axios

The former cryptocurrency exchange CEO once had a net worth of $26 billion. But after the collapse of FTX, he's lost almost everything, he told Axios

Source: Business Insider

11/29/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried Addresses Withdrawals, FTX Collapse in Newly Released Audio Interview

The FTX founder said he unpaused Bahamian FTX withdrawals to “appease” local customers and added his lawyers to the groups of people he said can “go f**k themselves.”

Source: CoinDesk

11/29/2022

BlockFi Sues for Sam Bankman-Fried's Robinhood Shares

The Wall Street Journal’s full markets coverage.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

11/29/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried gave cash to liberal media organizations before FTX collapse

Progressive FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried faces questions about money given to liberal news organizations and whether he paid for favorable media coverage.

Source: Fox News

11/28/2022

Why the CFTC was Sam Bankman-Fried's favorite Washington agency

The FTX executive wanted the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to oversee crypto. So did the CFTC’s boss, Rostin Behnam.

Source: The Washington Post

11/28/2022

Bahamas AG Gets Defensive as FTX Investors Ask About Sam Bankman-Fried

SBF is still a free man while FTX users want to know where the billions went.

Source: Gizmodo.com

11/28/2022

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried on hot seat as Senate inquiries, criminal probes move forward

Criminal and political investigations into FTX founder and former CEO Sam Bankman-Fried are set to heat up in the coming weeks as federal authorities seek to bring him to U.S. soil.

Source: Fox Business

11/27/2022

Mark Cuban says he’d ‘be afraid of going to jail for a long time’ if he were Sam Bankman-Fried

The billionaire Dallas Mavericks owner still believes in crypto’s potential, but FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried’s future could be bleak.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

11/27/2022

Mark Cuban says he’d ‘be afraid of going to jail for a long time’ if he were Sam Bankman-Fried

The billionaire Dallas Mavericks owner still believes in crypto’s potential, but FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried’s future could be bleak.

Source: Fortune

11/27/2022

PHOTOS: Inside the $3 million DC townhouse where FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried's brother hosted parties for his COVID-19 nonprofit

Sam Bankman-Fried's younger brother threw cocktail parties for DC's biggest politicians in the multimillion dollar townhouse prior to FTX's collapse.

Source: Business Insider

11/25/2022

FTX and Sam Bankman-Fried: Your Guide to the Crypto Crash

The founder of FTX was the paragon of crypto, then the cautionary tale. This guide will help you understand what happened.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

11/24/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried of FTX lived life of luxury in Bahamas enclave

Sam Bankman-Fried's image of monkish aloofness met reality in the Bahamas, where the 30-year-old crypto billionaire lived in a guarded island compound, with every need closely catered to and the world’s elite at his beck and call.

Source: The Washington Post

11/24/2022

How a scoop by a little-known crypto site led to the fall of Sam Bankman-Fried and implosion of FTX

The staggering level of apparent deception staged by former crypto king Sam Bankman-Fried wasn't uncovered by government investigators or a major powerhouse financial news organization, such as The Wall Street Journal.

Source: CNN

11/24/2022

'Why aren't you in jail already?' Internet erupts after Sam Bankman-Fried confirms participating in New York Times' DealBook

The disgraced founder of failed crypto exchange FTX will attend the New York Times's annual Dealbook conference

Source: MarketWatch

11/24/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried still speaking at events and the community is furious

Sam Bankman-Fried is set to speak at the upcoming New York Times' DealBook Summit to tell the story of FTX’s collapse. Meanwhile, some in the crypto community have asked why he isn't in custody yet.

Source: Cointelegraph

11/23/2022

Senate Democrats call for criminal investigation of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried

Source: Google News

11/23/2022

Here's the apology letter Sam Bankman-Fried sent to FTX employees: "When sh---y things happen to us, we all tend to make irrational decisions"

CNBC obtained a letter sent by Sam Bankman-Fried to FTX employees.

Source: CNBC

11/23/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried Conspired With SEC for “Special Treatment:” US Congressman

Crypto-friendly politician Tom Emmer is suspicious of the SEC’s inaction against FTX, despite holding multiple meetings with the exchange’s executives in March.

Source: CryptoPotato

11/23/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried says he is ‘deeply sorry’ for collapse in letter to FTX team

Sam Bankman-Fried beaks down the reasons behind FTX’s liquidity crisis and subsequent bankruptcy to employees in a Nov. 22 letter.

Source: Cointelegraph

11/23/2022

FTX and Sam Bankman-Fried have collapsed. Will all of crypto go, too?

Crypto is the cat with nine lives, but some wonder if FTX might be the last one, especially as companies such as Coinbase, Genesis, and BlockFi face problems of their own and contagion spreads.

Source: Vox

11/23/2022

FTX: How Sam Bankman-Fried built a house of cards

Crypto trading firm FTX was Sam Bankman-Fried's personal "fiefdom," attorneys argued at its first bankruptcy hearing Tuesday. Experts weigh in on how.

Source: Fox Business

11/22/2022

Apple Nearing Deal For Michael Lewis’ Book Rights On Wild Story Of Fallen Crypto King Sam Bankman-Fried & FTX: The Dish

EXCLUSIVE: Michael Lewis’ fortunate timing seemingly has paid off. Deadline is hearing that Apple is near to a deal for the book rights to Lewis’ story about fallen crypto king Sam Bankman-Fried and his FTX empire. The author behind Moneyball, The Big Short a…

Source: Deadline

11/22/2022

CME Group CEO Terry Duffy reacts to FTX collapse, called Sam Bankman-Fried an 'absolute fraud'

CME Group CEO Terry Duffy responds to the FTX bankruptcy. With CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders, Tim Seymour, Bonawyn Eison, Dan Nathan and Guy ...

Source: YouTube

11/22/2022

FTX collapse: Inside Sam Bankman-Fried's luxe $40 million Bahamas bunker

A look inside the walls of the Bahamas' Albany Resort, where disgraced FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried is holed up after the failure of his $32B crypto empire.

Source: Fox Business

11/22/2022

FTX: Court says Sam Bankman-Fried ran FTX as a 'personal fiefdom'

FTX's collapse was described in court as "one of most abrupt and difficult" in corporate America.

Source: BBC News

11/22/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried's Crumbling FTX Empire Holds $1.2B Cash Reserves

The bankrupt crypto exchange FTX owes around $3.1 billion to its top 50 creditors.

Source: CoinDesk

11/21/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried tries to broker FTX bailout from his home in the Bahamas, despite being booted from the crypto company

Sam Bankman-Fried is hunkered down in an upscale neighborhood of Nassau, still scrambling to raise billions to plug a hole in now-bankrupt FTX.

Source: CNBC

11/20/2022

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried donated $40 million to political campaigns leading into the midterms, leaving some concerned about crypto's place in Washington, report says

Source: Google News

11/20/2022

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried donated $40 million to political campaigns leading into the midterms, leaving some concerned about crypto's place in Washington, report says

Ryan Salame, a fellow FTX senior executive, donated more than $23 million primarily to Republican candidates, according to OpenSecrets data.

Source: Business Insider

11/20/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried's mom once wrote an essay about fixing problems rather than assigning blame when 'something goes terribly wrong'

Barbara Fried is a law professor at Stanford University and wrote an article for the Boston Review in 2013 titled "Beyond Blame."

Source: Business Insider

11/20/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried, FTX Team Among Top Political Donors Before Bankruptcy

Founder focused on contributing to Democrats, while a fellow executive backed GOP

Source: The Wall Street Journal

11/20/2022

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao Says Sam Bankman-Fried ‘Clearly’ Lied to FTX Users, Investors and Employees

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao is unveiling more details about the call he had with Sam Bankman-Fried as the FTX founder scrambled to rescue his ailing crypto exchange.

Source: The Daily Hodl

11/20/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried's crypto 'fraud' joins Hall of Shame with Madoff, Holmes

It may be a bit too early to lump Sam Bankman-Fried into the same bucket as infamous fraudsters Bernie Madoff and Elizabeth Holmes — or maybe not.

Source: New York Post

11/19/2022

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried donated thousands to House committee members who will investigate him

The House Financial Services Committee is aiming to question FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried despite members receiving more than $300,000 in donations from the firm.

Source: Fox Business

11/19/2022

What to know about Sam Bankman-Fried, FTX's embattled founder

The crypto star faces scrutiny after the collapse of his $32 billion company.

Source: ABC News

11/19/2022

They Lived Together, Worked Together and Lost Billions Together: Inside Sam Bankman-Fried's Doomed FTX Empire

The emerging picture of what went wrong suggests the crypto empire was a mess almost from the start, with few boundaries, financial or personal

Source: The Wall Street Journal

11/19/2022

Bankrupt FTX Fires Three of Sam Bankman-Fried's Top Deputies - WSJ

The three executives and Mr. Bankman-Fried are said to have known FTX was using customer funds to plug a funding gap

Source: The Wall Street Journal

11/18/2022

FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried cashed out $300M after fundraising round: report

Bankman-Fried’s handling of FTX’s finances is under immense scrutiny.

Source: New York Post

11/18/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried Cashed Out $300M in Previous Funding Round: WSJ

In a previously undisclosed detail, most of the $420 million raised in October 2021 went directly to Bankman-Fried, the Journal reported.

Source: CoinDesk

11/18/2022

FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried cashed out $300 million during funding spree - WSJ

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried sold a stake in the company worth $300 million when the crypto exchange raised capital last year, the Wall Street Journal <a href="https://www.wsj.com/articles/ftxs-sam-bankman-fried-cashed-out-300-million-during-funding-spree-11…

Source: Reuters

11/18/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried and FTX Cronies Gave $300k to House Committee Members Investigating Him

Sam Bankman-Fried and executives at his cryptocurrency firm contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars to members of the House committee that will hold hearings next month on the company’s collapse.

Source: Washington Free Beacon

11/18/2022

CEO accused of instigating FTX collapse details Sam Bankman-Fried's ‘lies’ and ‘straw that broke camel's back’

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao discusses the latest news from the historic collapse of the cryptocurrency exchange platform FTX and its impact on his company.

Source: Fox Business

11/18/2022

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried was also prolific donor to Republicans: 'I have a duty'

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried sent a significant amount of money to Republican candidates ahead of the midterm election in addition to the millions of dollars he donated to Democrats.

Source: Fox Business

11/18/2022

Fall of Sam Bankman-Fried, Jewish cryptocurrency CEO, brings echoes of Bernie Madoff

After becoming a billionaire before age 30, the FTX head suffers a reversal of fortune so massive it's setting records, decimating investors' savings, and drawing legal questions

Source: The Times of Israel

11/18/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried, The Man Who Was Supposed to Save Crypto

Source: Google News

11/17/2022

Opinion | Sam Bankman-Fried Becomes an ESG Truth-Teller

The fallen wizard of crypto confesses to phony virtue-signaling.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

11/17/2022

FTX, Alameda: Sam Bankman-Fried's confessions and pseudo-confessions guide.

When asked whether his do-gooder image was “mostly a front,” SBF replied: “yeah. I mean that’s not *all* of it. but it’s a lot.”

Source: Slate Magazine

11/17/2022

The Fall Of FTX And Sam Bankman-Fried

Sam Bankman-Fried and his crypto companies poured billions of dollars into the industry after the Terra-Luna stable coin crisis. As recently as September, Ba...

Source: YouTube

11/17/2022

FTX suggests Sam Bankman-Fried transferred assets to Bahamas government custody after bankruptcy: Filing

FTX lawyers said Bahamian regulators directed Sam Bankman-Fried to transfer digital assets to the custody of the Bahamian government.

Source: CNBC

11/17/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried ex Caroline Ellison made 'foray' into 'Chinese harem' polyamory

Disgraced Alameda Research CEO penned graphic blog posts about polyamory and masochism before the implosion of her FTX-linked crypto hedge fund.

Source: New York Post

11/17/2022

Cryptocurrency investor says he saw serious 'red flags' with FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried

A crypto VC says he saw obvious "red flags" with Sam Bankman-Fried in 2018 when the FTX founder was seeking an investment for Alameda, his trading firm.

Source: CNBC

11/17/2022

First on CNN: 'Greed and deception.' Elizabeth Warren demands Sam Bankman-Fried and FTX turn over trove of records

Democratic Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Dick Durbin are demanding FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried hand over a trove of documents that will shed light on the extraordinary and swift downfall of his crypto exchange.

Source: CNN

11/17/2022

Singapore writes down $275 million in FTX, calls belief in Sam Bankman-Fried 'misplaced'

Singapore has become the latest backer of crypto exchange FTX to admit being burned by its spectacular collapse.

Source: CNN

11/17/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried says he regrets filing for bankruptcy: Report

Sam Bankman-Fried has expressed regret for filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and said his single focus is getting the $8 billion needed to make customers and investors whole.

Source: Cointelegraph

11/16/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried updates investors: ‘We got overconfident and careless,’ claims $13B leverage

According to former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried, the crypto market crash “with no bid side liquidity” alongside a bank run resulted in roughly $4 billion being withdrawn daily.

Source: Cointelegraph

11/16/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried wanted to let retail investors borrow money to trade crypto derivatives: CFTC head

Sam Bankman-Fried was lobbying the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to back him on a product for retail traders that was built on leverage.

Source: CNBC

11/16/2022

Interview: Fallen crypto CEO Sam Bankman-Fried opens up about FTX, Alameda Research, and his regrets

In Twitter DMs, Bankman-Fried told Vox what went wrong, why he did what he did, and what lies he told along the way.

Source: Vox

11/16/2022

U.S. Reportedly Considering Whether to Extradite Sam Bankman-Fried Over FTX Implosion

SBF tried to claim that his company Alameda had more assets than liabilities after Nov. 7, despite a growing number of reports to the contrary.

Source: Gizmodo.com

11/16/2022

House lawmakers call Sam Bankman-Fried, other executives, to testify at hearing on FTX collapse

The House Financial Services Committee is holding a rare bipartisan hearing on the collapse of cryptocurrency exchange FTX in December.

Source: CNBC

11/16/2022

Authorities eyeing bringing Sam Bankman-Fried to the U.S. for questioning: Report

CNBC's MacKenzie Sigalos reports on BlockFi bracing for bankruptcy and the latest with FTX's ex-CEO.

Source: YouTube

11/16/2022

Kevin O'Leary Says He'd Invest in FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried Again

O'Leary doesn't seem too bothered that SBF used $10 billion in FTX customer deposits to prop up his hedge fund.

Source: Gizmodo.com

11/15/2022

From $32 billion to criminal investigations: How Sam Bankman-Fried's empire vanished overnight

Two weeks ago, Sam Bankman-Fried was seen as the respectable face of crypto. It all went up in smoke. Here's how.

Source: CNBC

11/15/2022

Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin Weighs in on Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX ‘Fraud’

Buterin agreed that the embattled CEO’s embrace of “effective altruism” contributed to FTX’s downfall.

Source: Decrypt

11/15/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried oversaw FTX's meltdown, and the fallout is reaching DC

Sam Bankman-Fried not only ran an exchange and a market maker — he also lobbied on behalf of crypto. Now that FTX has collapsed, what happens next in DC?

Source: The Verge

11/15/2022

Robby Soave: Sam Bankman-Fried's FRAUD EXPOSED. Did FTX Crypto Con Artist BUY Democratic Loyalty?

Robby Soave explains how — and why — the crypto currency exchange FTX tumbled last week, sending shockwaves through the crypto community. #FTX #cryptocurrenc...

Source: YouTube

11/15/2022

FTX's Sam Bankman Fried to NYT: I would have been more thorough if I had concentrated better

CNBC's 'Squawk on the Street' team discuss recent comments from FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried in a new interview with the New York Times as his crypto exchange fil...

Source: YouTube

11/15/2022

FTX Bankruptcy: Crypto Billionaires With Huge Losses Spurn Sam Bankman-Fried

Source: Bloomberg

11/15/2022

FTX Bankruptcy: Crypto Billionaires With Huge Losses Spurn Sam Bankman-Fried

Source: Bloomberg

11/15/2022

FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried Posts Cryptic Tweets After Losing $16 B of His Net Worth

Source: Bloomberg

11/15/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried Says He's 'Improvising' His Cryptic One-Letter Tweets

A bizarre series of tweets by the embattled former FTX CEO has Crypto Twitter scratching its collective head.

Source: Decrypt

11/14/2022

How Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX Crypto Empire Collapsed

Source: Google News

11/14/2022

'Big Short' Author Michael Lewis Spent Months With FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried and Is Writing a Book

A letter circulating in Hollywood says the best-selling author is working on a book and has “a dramatic surprising ending” given the shocking collapse of Bankman-Fried’s crypto juggernaut.

Source: CoinDesk

11/14/2022

Washington lobbyists sever ties with FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried after crypto exchange implodes

Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried and his allies are losing key Washington gatekeepers as his company collapses.

Source: CNBC

11/14/2022

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao says Sam Bankman-Fried 'lied to his users, his shareholders, regulators' and should get most of the blame for FTX's collapse

"I think Sam lied to his employees, his users, his shareholders, regulators all around the world and all the users. So yes, he should take most of the blame....

Source: Business Insider

11/14/2022

Sequoia FTX Profile of Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) Was a Face-Plant

Source: Bloomberg

11/14/2022

FTX, Sam Bankman-Fried Sit in the Crosshairs of U.S. Prosecutors

The crypto exchange’s collapse likely exposed the company and its founder to potential criminal liability

Source: The Wall Street Journal

11/14/2022

'What. H.' — Sam Bankman-Fried's latest tweets spark scorn as well as concern

The latest message from former FTX chief executive Sam Bankman-Fried left onlookers puzzled and alarmed after the swift decline into bankruptcy for the...

Source: MarketWatch

11/13/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried’s Alameda quietly used FTX customer funds without raising alarm bells, say sources

Sam Bankman-Fried's trading firm was able to quietly use customer funds from his exchange FTX without sounding alarm bells, sources say.

Source: CNBC

11/13/2022

One of the greatest financial writers alive has been embedded with FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried for six months and has a book on the way

Michael Lewis’ next book is about crypto's disgraced FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, according to The Ankler.

Source: Fortune

11/13/2022

Will Sam Bankman-Fried go to prison over the collapse of FTX?

Any decision by the Justice Department to bring criminal charges would require the agency to show he intended to deceive investors.

Source: Fortune

11/13/2022

The fall of the FTX ‘King of Crypto’ Sam Bankman-Fried

How a crypto empire built on video game battles and beanbags came crashing down.

Source: BBC News

11/13/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried's fall cuts off big source of funds for US Democrats

News, analysis and comment from the Financial Times, the worldʼs leading global business publication

Source: Financial Times

11/12/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried is ‘under supervision’ in Bahamas, looking to flee to Dubai

FTX former CEO Sam Bankman-Fried and two others are reportedly currently being detained by Bahamanian authorities.

Source: Cointelegraph

11/12/2022

Elon Musk and Mark Cuban are letting loose on FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried: ‘Bulls**t meter was redlining’

Musk and Cuban slammed Bankman-Fried, who resigned as CEO of crypto exchange FTX yesterday as it declared bankruptcy.

Source: Fortune

11/12/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried denies rumors that he fled to Argentina

Sam Bankman-Fried is at the center of arguably the biggest scandal in crypto history.

Source: Cointelegraph

11/12/2022

What FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried and J.P. Morgan Have in Common

Source: Google News

11/12/2022

'The Devil In Nerd's Clothes': How Sam Bankman-Fried's Cult Of Genius Fooled Everyone

Crypto insiders paint a picture of a charismatic tech founder who became the darling of high-powered investors, even as he was brazen about his cryptocurrency exchange’s shaky business model and kept the books closed to all but a few confidants.

Source: Forbes

11/12/2022

In less than a week, Sam Bankman-Fried's $16 billion fortune evaporated

Sam Bankman-Fried woke up on Monday still a billionaire, even as his cryptocurrency empire was beginning to unravel. By Friday, his fortune was completely wiped out.

Source: CNN

11/12/2022

The Epic Collapse of Sam Bankman-Fried's FTX Exchange: A Crypto Markets Timeline

Tracing the CoinDesk Market Index (CMI) through key news developments in the swift unraveling of billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried's crypto empire shows just how quickly the speculation kept shifting.

Source: CoinDesk

11/12/2022

From Elon Musk to Sam Bankman-Fried, a bad week for market geniuses, but was it their fault?

Elon Musk and Sam Bankman-Fried may be geniuses, but once again the governance risks of talented founders and CEOs left unchecked have been laid bare.

Source: CNBC

11/12/2022

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried says he is in the Bahamas

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried told Reuters on Saturday that he was in the Bahamas, denying speculation on Twitter that he had flown to South America after the exchange filed for bankruptcy and he was removed as chief executive.

Source: Reuters

11/12/2022

Crypto exchange FTX files for bankruptcy; CEO Sam Bankman-Fried resigns | Business News | WION

There is simply no end to the woes of Bitcoin exchange FTX and more skeletons are coming out of the closet now. Meanwhile, some experts are calling the crash...

Source: YouTube

11/12/2022

Elon Musk: Sam Bankman-Fried 'Set Off My BS Detector' When He Approached About Twitter Investment

When SBF approached Musk about investing in his Twitter bid, Musk asked his banker Michael Grimes, "Does Sam actually have $3B liquid?"

Source: Decrypt

11/12/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried's crypto empire collapsed — here's how #Shorts

A look at the timeline of the FTX collapse that occurred this week in the crypto world.

Source: YouTube

11/12/2022

How FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried Went From Crypto Golden Boy to Villain

The exchange’s founder, once seen as a steady hand in the world of digital assets, is under investigation and his company filed for bankruptcy

Source: The Wall Street Journal

11/11/2022

'Like a 1930s Dictator': Vitalik Buterin Lays Into Sam Bankman-Fried and FTX

FTX's ignominious collapse was inevitable, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin said at LaBitConf Friday.

Source: Decrypt

11/11/2022

FTX Files for Bankruptcy As CEO Sam Bankman-Fried Resigns

Source: Google News

11/11/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried Fooled the Crypto World and Maybe Even Himself

Source: Bloomberg

11/11/2022

Team behind Sam Bankman-Fried’s philanthropy FTX Future Fund quit

The entire team behind the FTX Future Fund, the Sam Bankman-Fried philanthropy, has resigned in the wake of FTX’s bankruptcy, leaving many grants unfunded.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

11/11/2022

FTX Files for Bankruptcy; Sam Bankman-Fried Steps Down as CEO

Crypto platform says it would begin process to review and monetize assets for stakeholders

Source: The Wall Street Journal

11/11/2022

Troubled crypto boss Sam Bankman-Fried, who lost $15B in a week, funneled millions to Dems, far-left causes

Sam Bankman-Fried, who founded the now-bankrupt crypto exchange FTX, funneled at least $38.2 million into Democratic campaigns and causes over the last year.

Source: Fox News

11/11/2022

'I have never before seen a CEO take responsibility as he does': investor Bill Ackman comments on Sam Bankman-Fried in now-deleted Tweet

In a now-deleted Tweet on Thursday, short-seller Bill Ackman defended former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried's leadership this week

Source: MarketWatch

11/11/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried steps down as FTX CEO as his crypto exchange files for bankruptcy

Alameda Research and approximately 130 additional affiliated companies are part of the voluntary proceedings.

Source: CNBC

11/11/2022

Scaramucci talks FTX, Sam Bankman-Fried and 'the worst week in cryptocurrency history'

Anthony Scaramucci spoke about friend and business partner Sam Bankman-Fried on CNBC's "Squawk Box" on Friday morning.

Source: CNBC

11/11/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried’s crypto empire ‘was run by a gang of kids in the Bahamas’ who all dated each other

Many are former co-workers from quantitative trading firm Jane Street, others SBF met at the MIT, his alma mater. All 10 are, or used to be, paired up in romantic relationships with each other.

Source: Fortune

11/10/2022

'Bedazzled by money': Democratic ties to Sam Bankman-Fried under scrutiny after FTX collapse

Crypto firm's founder doled out $40 million, mostly to Democrats, in 2022

Source: MarketWatch

11/10/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried apologises for FTX crisis

Crypto exchange’s chief admits venue did not have funds to meet surge in withdrawals

Source: Financial Times

11/10/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried secretly transferred FTX customer funds to Alameda Research after his trading firm suffered losses in the spring, report says

Sam Bankman-Fried transferred at least $4 billion from FTX, including customer funds, to help prop up his Alameda trading arm, Reuters reported.

Source: Business Insider

11/08/2022

Billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried Counters Speculation That His Crypto Empire Could Become Insolvent

Billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried is countering rumors that his crypto empire is relying on a balance sheet dominated by FTX Token (FTT).

Source: The Daily Hodl

11/07/2022

Solana Falls and Speculation Centers on Links to Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX, Alameda

The SOL token fell 4.7% in the past 24 hours, and crypto traders are forming all sorts of theories as to why.

Source: CoinDesk

11/07/2022

FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried Denies Insolvency Rumors as Binance Liquidates FTT Token

The head of FTX sister company Alameda Research offered to buy as much FTT as Binance wants to sell.

Source: CoinDesk

10/21/2022

Crypto PACs backed by Sam Bankman-Fried, Scaramucci plan last-minute ad blitz for midterm elections

Political action committees funded by cryptocurrency executives such as Sam Bankman-Fried are launching a last-minute ad blitz in the 2022 midterm elections.

Source: CNBC

10/17/2022

FTX US, Sam Bankman-Fried Are Subject of Probe by Securities Regulator

At issue are accounts that pay investors yield for depositing their cryptos with the company, the enforcement chief for Texas State Securities Board said.

Source: Barron's

10/14/2022

FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried backs down from 'dumb quote' about giving $1 billion to political races

Sam Bankman-Fried is backing down from a previous comment suggesting he could spend $1 billion or more in races from now through the 2024 election.

Source: CNBC

10/12/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried on the Mango Markets Hack: ‘Make Up Your Own Damn Mind’

The FTX CEO took the DeFi community to task for putting too much trust in oracles.

Source: Decrypt

10/03/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried flirted with Musk's Twitter bid, but walked away

The crypto billionaire ultimately walked away from Musk's deal, after offering to invest billions.

Source: Axios

09/27/2022

Bankrupt crypto lender Voyager to sell assets to Sam Bankman-Fried's FTX for $1.4 billion

FTX, the bitcoin exchange founded by billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried, is set to buy Voyager Digital's assets after winning a bankruptcy auction.

Source: CNBC

09/18/2022

FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried Says Firm Still Has $1,000,000,000 in Cash Left To Deploy for Acquisitions

The chief executive of crypto derivatives exchange FTX says that the company still has a sizable amount of cash left to burn on acquisitions.

Source: The Daily Hodl

09/16/2022

How crypto billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried survived the market wreckage and still expanded his empire

FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried has been shopping for bargains amid the industry's recent shakeout and still has cash to spend.

Source: CNBC

09/09/2022

FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried on upcoming Ethereum merge, interest in Robinhood deal

Source: YouTube

09/01/2022

The David Rubenstein Show: Sam Bankman-Fried

Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO and co-founder of crypto exchange platform FTX, talks about the volatility around Bitcoin, bailing out other crypto companies and why ...

Source: YouTube

08/25/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried's FTX and Alameda Merge Their VC Operations

Source: Bloomberg

08/06/2022

FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried Says One Leading Ethereum Rival Is the Most Underrated Crypto Asset

The chief executive of crypto exchange platform FTX says that he’s identified the most underrated crypto asset.

Source: The Daily Hodl

07/19/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried Expands FTX, Alameda Empire By Bailing Out Failing Crypto Firm

Source: Bloomberg

07/19/2022

FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried Takes Advantage of the Crypto Crash to Expand His Empire

Source: Bloomberg

07/06/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried's Alameda Research Owes Bankrupt Voyager $377M

The crypto trading firm founded by SBF is Voyager Digital's second-largest borrower after Three Arrows Capital, according to a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.

Source: Decrypt

07/04/2022

Hedge Fund Veteran Anthony Scaramucci Says FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried May Have Signalled Bottom in Crypto Ma...

Skybridge Capital founder Anthony Scaramucci says that FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried’s decision to bail out crypto lending platform BlockFi is an indication that we may have reached the bear market’s bottom.

Source: The Daily Hodl

06/29/2022

Crypto billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried says more exchanges will fail as the industry faces a brutal downturn

Crypto exchange FTX has lent money to floundering players in the industry, but its CEO says that many others lack a "business left to be saved."

Source: Business Insider

06/27/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried's FTX is reportedly looking into buying Robinhood

Massive cryptocurrency exchange FTX is reportedly thinking about buying Robinhood. FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried denied the rumors. Bloomberg reports its sources say FTX is still exploring the possibility.

Source: The Verge

06/27/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried's FTX Is Seeking a Path to Buy Robinhood

Source: Bloomberg

06/22/2022

Bitcoin billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried bails out embattled crypto firms BlockFi and Voyager

Bankman-Fried has emerged as something of a savior for the $900 billion crypto market as it faces a deepening liquidity crunch.

Source: CNBC

06/21/2022

Crypto Billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried Doles Out Credit Lines to Stem Contagion

Source: Bloomberg

05/28/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried: FTX Spending Billions For Crypto Acquisitions

FTX's CEO Sam Bankman-Fried on Saturday said the company plans to expand through acquisitions to increase product offerings.

Source: Coingape

05/27/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried: Crypto Exchange FTX Ready With Billions for Acquisitions

Source: Bloomberg

05/16/2022

Daily Crunch: ‘The bitcoin network is not a payments network,’ says FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.

Source: TechCrunch

05/14/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried, Crypto Billionaire, Wants Washington to Follow His Lead

Sam Bankman-Fried is a studiously disheveled billionaire who made a fortune overseeing trades that are too risky for the U.S. market. Now he wants Washington to follow his lead.

Source: New York Times

05/13/2022

It’s Time To Call Algorithmic Stablecoins Something Else, Says FTX Crypto Exchange CEO Sam Bankman-Fried

FTX cryptocurrency exchange founder Sam Bankman-Fried is weighing in on the future of stablecoins after two top cryptos suffered staggering losses this week.

Source: The Daily Hodl

05/13/2022

Robinhood shares surged over 30% after crypto billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried disclosed a 7.6% stake in the trading platform

Sam Bankman-Fried acquired about 56.3 million shares in Robinhood Markets through his firm, Emergent Fidelity Technologies, according to an SEC filing.

Source: Business Insider

05/12/2022

Robinhood shares pop more than 20% after Sam Bankman-Fried buys 7.6% stake

Sam Bankman-Fried, the CEO of crypto exchange FTX, has taken a 7.6% stake in Robinhood worth $648 million, according to an SEC filing.

Source: CNBC

04/04/2022

FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried only plans to keep 1% of his money: report

Sam Bankman-Fried, the billionaire founder of FTX, told Bloomberg that he is motivated to earn a lot of money just to give most of it away.

Source: Business Insider

03/13/2022

Biden's crypto order: Sam Bankman-Fried, Kevin O'Leary, Novogratz react

President Joe Biden finally signed a executive order on crypto. Mike Novogratz and Antony Scaramucci were among those who welcomed it — but not everyone was fully convinced.

Source: Business Insider

02/13/2022

Sam Bankman-Fried, 29, heads crypto exchange worth billions

PARIS: Sam Bankman-Fried donned a suit and tie this week, abandoning his preferred hoodie and dark T-shirt for a hearing before US Senators. The lawmakers had summoned the 29-year-old multi-billionaire on Wednesday (Feb 9) to discuss the regulation of digi…

Source: CNA

11/13/2021

Sam Bankman-Fried on crypto adoption, blockchains, FTX, NFTs and more

Crypto billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried, who heads up the FTX exchange, recently discussed the current cryptocurrency climate and FTX.

Source: Business Insider

10/10/2021

Sam Bankman-Fried says he's bought billions of tether coins

As scrutiny of tether has escalated, with the DOJ pursuing a bank fraud probe against tether execs for past behavior, Bankman-Fried has stood by listing tether on FTX.

Source: Business Insider