SBF met with Biden’s senior advisors 2 months before FTX collapse: Report

Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried met with government officials at the White House on at least four separate occasions in 2022, and reportedly a meeting just two months before the fall of his crypto empire. Most of the meetings were disclosed in visitor logs which are posted by the White House every month, showing that […]

Sam Bankman-Fried’s life on bail: Armed guards, daily jogs and gawkers

Sam Bankman-Fried has reportedly been leading a decent lifestyle while under house arrest in his parent’s home in Palo Alto — with daily jogs, a security detail, and a couple of in-home visits. However, it’s not exactly a life of endless luxury either. The former FTX CEO is reportedly required to wear an ankle monitor […]

SBF borrowed $546M from Alameda to fund Robinhood share purchase

Sam Bankman-Fried, the disgraced founder of cryptocurrency exchange FTX, borrowed over $546 million from the exchange’s sister firm Alameda Research to fund his purchase of Robinhood shares. Those same shares were later used by Bankman-Fried as collateral for a loan taken by Alameda from BlockFi, one of the entities that are laying claim to the […]

Community slams NYT for its latest ‘sympathy piece’ on FTX’s Bankman-Fried

The online community including some cryptocurrency figures has condemned the latest so-called “sympathy” article from The New York Times written about FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried. In the Dec. 26 article published titled “In the Bahamas, a Lingering Sympathy for Sam Bankman-Fried,” New York Times journalist Rob Copeland quotes local Bahamians who appeared to have mostly positive […]

SBF gets prison advice: Shave head, deepen voice and listen to rap

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried has been given some free advice on surviving federal prison by former white collar criminal Martin Shkreli, also known as “Pharma Bro.” Shkreli, who spent around four years behind bars for securities fraud between 2018 and 2022, said the currently-on-bail former FTX executive should consider shaving his head, deepening his voice […]

SBF signs extradition papers, set to return to face charges in the US

Sam Bankman-Fried, the jailed founder of the FTX cryptocurrency exchange has reportedly signed papers on Dec. 20 waiving his extradition hearing in the Bahamas and see him flown to the United States to face multiple criminal charges. A hearing in the Bahamas Supreme Court was set for Dec. 21 regarding the matter. Bankman-Fried reportedly wanted […]