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FTX co-founder Bankman-Fried pleads not guilty to fraud charges; US judge sets Oct. 2 trial date

By Samuel Rubenfeld
  • 03 Jan 2023 21:28
  • 03 Jan 2023 22:08
Sam Bankman-Fried, the co-founder of FTX, pleaded not guilty today to US charges that he defrauded customers, lenders and investors in the bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange and his hedge fund.
Bankman-Fried was indicted on eight counts, including fraud, money laundering, conspiracy and campaign-finance fraud (see here). After Bankman-Fried’s lawyers entered the

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Samuel Rubenfeld


Samuel Rubenfeld is a reporter covering cases of bribery and corruption and some international trade issues. Prior to joining MLex, he was editor of the Kharon Brief, a news and data analysis platform focused on global security issues, including sanctions and export controls. Earlier in his career, Rubenfeld spent about a decade at The Wall Street Journal, including nearly nine years as a reporter covering corporate risk and compliance concerns such as bribery, money laundering, sanctions, terrorist financing and whistleblowers.

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