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“Smart” crypto money?  Great traders fell in love with Sam Bankman-Fried

“Smart” crypto money? Great traders fell in love with 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 – big money managers, venture capitalists and all those celebrity ambassadors – that he was such a little investment genius, they should hand over a lot of money for him to play …

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Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong Says It's "Baffling" FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried Isn't "Already Detained"

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong Says It’s “Baffling” FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried Isn’t “Already Detained”

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried is expected to be in custody now, in regards to Brian Armstrong. The Coinbase CEO said this week that it was “baffling to me that he’s not already in custody.” “The DOJ or someone should be able to do this – based on their public statements, I think there is a …

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FTX 'Chief Regulatory Officer' Dan Friedberg Linked to Online Poker Scandal

FTX ‘Chief Regulatory Officer’ Dan Friedberg Linked to Online Poker Scandal

The chief ‘regulatory officer’ of fallen crypto exchange FTX was embroiled in a notorious online poker cheating scandal more than a decade ago – and was filmed helping the perpetrators of the fraud , according to reports. Dan Friedberg – an attorney who was FTX’s chief regulatory officer in the months leading up to its …

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Sam Bankman-Fried's Crypto 'Fraud' Joins Hall of Shame With Madoff, Holmes

Sam Bankman-Fried’s Crypto ‘Fraud’ Joins Hall of Shame With Madoff, Holmes

It may be a little too soon to lump Sam Bankman-Fried into the same boat as infamous fraudster Bernie Madoff — or maybe not. The full post-mortem of his epic meltdown from crypto prodigy and billionaire to broke crypto villain extraordinaire won’t be ready for some time. Prosecutors for the US Attorney for the Southern …

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How the World Economic Forum, others are hiding their past ties to FTX

How the World Economic Forum, others are hiding their past ties to FTX

The shocking implosion of crypto exchange FTX has become an embarrassment to a who’s who among the global elite, with some issuing mea culpas – and others seemingly scrambling to hide their ties to its disgraced 30-year-old founder, Sam Bankman-Fried. Web archive sites show that the World Economic Forum – whose glitzy shindig in Davos, …

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