FTX boss Sam Bankman-Fried arrives in US to face charges

Sam Bankman-Fried, former boss of failed cryptocurrency exchange FTX, has arrived by plane in New York from the Bahamas to face fraud charges. The 30-year-old was extradited on suspicion of committing “one of the biggest financial frauds in US history”, US authorities have said. Mr Bankman-Fried, who denies the allegations, may appear in court later…

Sam Bankman-Fried ex Caroline Ellison, FTX co-founder Gary Wang plead guilty to fraud

The ex-girlfriend of disgraced crypto mogul Sam Bankman-Fried and a co-founder of FTX pleaded guilty to fraud charges in the collapse of the cryptocurrency exchange and are both cooperating with federal prosecutors, officials announced Wednesday night. Caroline Ellison, the former CEO of Bankman-Fried’s crypto hedge fund company Alameda Research, and Gary Wang, a co-founder of…

Murdered Casino Boss Ran Gambling, Money Laundering Network Via Malta

Turkish police investigating the murder of Northern Cypriot casino owner and crime boss Halil Falyalı have uncovered 15 Malta-based betting sites linked to the deceased’s criminal network. The websites illegally offered betting to Turkish citizens and laundered money through a Malta-based crypto exchange, authorities said. Some 11 companies were involved in transferring the proceeds of…

Sam Bankman-Fried prosecutors target top Democrats for info on FTX donations

Prosecutors investigating accused crypto grifter Sam Bankman-Fried have demanded information from high-level Democrats — including the Democratic National Committee, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and New York Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, the incoming House minority leader — to help prove their sprawling case, according to a report. Top Dem lawyer Marc E. Elias, who represents a…