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Sam Bankman Fried

  1. the money game
    The Real SBF Stood UpAn open-and-shut case finally revealed the criminal behind the legend.
  2. court appearances
    The Trump-SBF Trial Doubleheader Is the Ultimate New York SceneWhat I saw awaiting Don Jr. and a verdict.
  3. court appearances
    Sam Bankman-Fried Never Had a ChanceThe FTX founder was found guilty on all seven counts of fraud and conspiracy.
  4. court appearances
    Sam Bankman-Fried Finally Tells His StoryThe former FTX CEO made a bet that his story would be convincing, but who is he trying to sway?
  5. court appearances
    Inside the Vaping, Gambling, Jeering Wildness of the SBF Trial Overflow RoomsThe crypto fraud trial has an ungainly audience who hold nothing back, and it’s kind of great.
  6. sam bankman-fried
    Sam Bankman-Fried Is Pulling an Elizabeth Holmes And TestifyingThe alleged crypto fraudster will take the witness stand in his defense — a risky move.
  7. the money game
    The Winklevii’s Next Act Is Getting Sued for Crypto Fraud by New York StateNew York AG Tish James sues the Winklevii’s crypto exchange and CoinDesk’s parent company for defrauding 23,000 people.
  8. sam bankman-fried
    SBF’s Lawyer Admits He Doesn’t Really Have a PlanIf it feels like there’s no strategy, that’s because there probably isn’t one.
  9. books
    Twilight of the Heroes of CapitalismHow Michael Lewis got duped by Sam Bankman-Fried.
  10. sam bankman-fried
    SBF’s New Plan to Win in Court: AdderallDoes the fallen crypto CEO actually need his meds, or is this another game?
  11. crime
    What’s the Matter With Stanford?The Sam Bankman-Fried scandal reveals a lot about Silicon Valley’s favorite school.
  12. court appearances
    The Unbreakable Caroline EllisonThe star witness against Sam Bankman-Fried was untouched by the defense.
  13. the money game
    Is Sam Bankman-Fried Still Trying to Intimidate Caroline Ellison?A peek inside the sidebar talks as the crypto fraud trial gets testy.
  14. the money game
    The Revenge of Caroline Ellison, Part 2: ‘$150 Million for the Thing’Her testimony featured an insane data dump about how her ex-boyfriend Bankman-Fried operated — and a tearful moment at the end.
  15. court appearances
    Caroline Ellison’s RevengeAfter Sam Bankman-Fried blamed her for his company’s fraud, she spent hours on the witness stand implicating him in crime after crime.
  16. court appearances
    SBF’s Discount SuitIn his first appearance on trial for fraud in New York, Sam Bankman-Fried cut an unfamiliar profile.
  17. the money game
    The 3 Most Important Things to Know About Michael Lewis’s SBF BookHere’s the best of what is in the book — and the biggest things Lewis missed.
  18. court appearances
    Sam Bankman-Fried’s Way to WinHis trial begins Monday. Is the prosecution a slam dunk? We think not.
  19. court appearances
    Introducing Court Appearances: USA v. SBFA newsletter covering the trial of Sam Bankman-Fried, exclusively for New York subscribers.
  20. ftx fallout
    FTX Wants Back All the Lavish Gifts Sam Bankman-Fried Gave His ParentsThe crypto exchange filed a lawsuit claiming that Bankman-Fried’s parents received over $26 million in gifts.
  21. the money game
    Who Wants to Buy a Piece of Sam Bankman-Fried?What’s left of FTX is about to go up for auction, including billions of crypto and Bahamas real estate.
  22. crypto
    What We Know About Sam Bankman-Fried’s Life in JailHe’s not getting his vegan meals and is spending a whole lot of time with his attorneys while at the notorious MDC facility in Brooklyn.
  23. the money game
    That’s What I Call PonzinomicsWith Sam Bankman-Fried, Gisele, and a credulous Michael Lewis at the zenith of crypto hype.
  24. crypto
    Sam Bankman-Fried Jailed for Leaking His Ex-Girlfriend’s DiaryHis bail was revoked for sharing Caroline Ellison’s writings with the press, considered probable cause for witness tampering.
  25. ftx fallout
    Sam Bankman-Fried Will Be Charged With Illegal Campaign Contributions After AllProsecutors intend to pursue the allegations of illegal campaign donations as part of the money-laundering and wire-fraud charges he faces in October.
  26. ftx fallout
    Feds Say They Want Sam Bankman-Fried in Jail for Intimidating WitnessesProsecutors claim Bankman-Fried tried to “discredit” the reputation of his ex-girlfriend, who is cooperating in the case against him.
  27. crypto
    Caroline Ellison Was Having a Bad Time in the FTX EmpireNewly obtained diary entries reveal her struggles working with ex-boyfriend Sam Bankman-Fried as their crypto fraud went down.
  28. sam bankman-fried
    What Secrets Did Caroline Ellison Keep in Her Diary?She was Sam Bankman-Fried’s former girlfriend and employee. Now, prosecutors reportedly have access to her rawest thoughts and feelings.
  29. ftx fallout
    Taylor Swift Was Apparently the Only Celeb Too Smart to Fall for FTXShe was the “one” person who did her homework before bailing on an endorsement deal, according to the lawyer suing FTX’s celebrity spokespeople.
  30. ftx
    It Took a Private Eye to Find Shaq for an FTX LawsuitThe former NBA great got served.
  31. ftx fallout
    SBF’s Dad Is Paying for His Son’s Lawyers: ReportAs the legal bills pile up, Joseph Bankman is reportedly paying his son’s attorneys with money that SBF gave him from an Alameda account.
  32. ftx fallout
    Sam Bankman-Fried Charged With Offering $40 Million Bribe to Chinese OfficialsIt’s hard to believe, but the disgraced FTX founder is in even more trouble.
  33. ftx fallout
    Sam Bankman-Fried Got $2 Billion in Loans From His Own CompanyFTX’s new management said in bankruptcy court that SBF had received billions in “loans and payments” while running his alleged fraud.
  34. ftx fallout
    SBF May Soon Be Restricted to a Flip PhoneProsecutors want to take away his cell and restrict his computer access after he kept violating the terms of his house arrest.
  35. crime
    All the New Things We Just Learned About SBF’s Alleged CrimesProsecutors provide new evidence on how the FTX founder allegedly manipulated a U.S. bank and scammed the FEC.
  36. ftx fallout
    Another SBF Lieutenant May Be Close to FlippingFTX exec Nishad Singh is reportedly close to a deal with prosecutors, which would make him the third member of Bankman-Fried’s circle to cooperate.
  37. connection issues
    Sam Bankman-Fried Is in Big Trouble for Watching the Super BowlHe is paying big bucks in legal fees and expert testimony for watching the big game on a VPN after a judge told him not to use encrypted apps.
  38. big tech
    The Silicon Valley LoopHow the dot-com crash created Palo Alto’s clueless investor class.
  39. ftx fallout
    We Finally Know Who Helped Bail Out Sam Bankman-FriedTwo more Stanford professors put up collateral to get the alleged fraudster out.
  40. ftx fallout
    FTX Even Had a Woo-Woo Life CoachSam Bankman-Fried hired his own psychiatrist to coach staffers about “happiness” and to encourage them to go on dates.
  41. ftx fallout
    The FTX Investigations Are Getting MessyProsecutors say SBF may have engaged in witness tampering. Meanwhile, Caroline Ellison and others aren’t cooperating in the bankruptcy case.
  42. the money game
    The Crypto Industry’s Favorite Bank Is in Deep TroubleSam Bankman-Fried once lauded the tiny Silvergate Bank for being a key part of the crypto revolution. Will it survive his scandal?
  43. ftx fallout
    Sam Bankman-Fried Has a New Defense Strategy: Blogging“I didn’t steal funds, and I certainly didn’t stash billions away,” the FTX founder wrote on Substack.
  44. ftx fallout
    It’s Dismantling Season for FTXSBF’s disgraced company has lost the rights to its Miami arena as it recovers $5 billion in assets to pay back customers.
  45. sam bankman-fried
    Sam Bankman-Fried: I Didn’t Do ItThe fallen crypto boy wonder pleaded not guilty on Tuesday and will do everything he can to stay out of prison
  46. ftx
    The Feds Flipped Two of SBF’s Top LieutenantsAlameda CEO Caroline Ellison and FTX co-founder Gary Wang pleaded guilty to wire fraud, putting Sam Bankman-Fried in an even deeper hole.
  47. early and often
    The Fall of the Progressive Boy KingSean McElwee formed a lucrative alliance with SBF. Then his patron went bust and he suffered his own scandal.
  48. ftx fallout
    Who Gets FTX’s and Sam Bankman-Fried’s Money Now?Customers, politicans, and media organizations all received the fruits of a massive fraud.
  49. the group portrait
    How CoinDesk Took Down SBFThe reporting team who shook up the crypto world.
  50. crime
    How Sam Bankman-Fried Spent His First Week Behind BarsAfter a week watching movies in prison in Nassau, the FTX founder has dropped his extradition fight.
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