FTX founder expected to drop fight against extradition to US


              A Bahamas Department of Correctional Services sign is seen outside the wall of the Fox Hill prison, where FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried is being held in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              A wall surrounds the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services facility known as Fox Hill prison, where FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried is being held, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              Bahamas Department of Correctional Services initials mark the gate of the Fox Hill prison, where FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried is being held, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              Security stands guard outside Magistrate Court, where FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried was appearing, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              A handful of people, some crypto enthusiasts or FTX investors, wait to enter Magistrate Court to see a scheduled appearance by FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              A handful of crypto enthusiasts and FTX investors wait to enter Magistrate Court to see a scheduled appearance by FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              A guard is seen through a gate marked with the initials of the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services at Fox Hill prison, where FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried is being held in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, top right, is escorted from a corrections van into the Magistrate Court in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              A faint rainbow is seen over the entrance to the Fox Hill prison, where FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried is being held in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, second right, is escorted out of Magistrate Court toward a Corrections van, following a hearing in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, center, is escorted out of Magistrate Court into a Corrections van, following a hearing in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              Security stands guard outside Magistrate Court, where FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried was appearing, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              A handful of people, some crypto enthusiasts or FTX investors, wait to enter Magistrate Court to see a scheduled appearance by FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              A handful of crypto enthusiasts and FTX investors wait to enter Magistrate Court to see a scheduled appearance by FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, top right, is escorted from a corrections van into the Magistrate Court in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, second right, is escorted out of Magistrate Court toward a Corrections van, following a hearing in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, center, is escorted out of Magistrate Court into a Corrections van, following a hearing in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              Security stands guard outside Magistrate Court, where FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried was appearing, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              A handful of people, some crypto enthusiasts or FTX investors, wait to enter Magistrate Court to see a scheduled appearance by FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              A handful of crypto enthusiasts and FTX investors wait to enter Magistrate Court to see a scheduled appearance by FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, top right, is escorted from a corrections van into the Magistrate Court in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              Security stands guard outside Magistrate Court, where FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried was appearing, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              A handful of people, some crypto enthusiasts or FTX investors, wait to enter Magistrate Court to see a scheduled appearance by FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              A handful of crypto enthusiasts and FTX investors wait to enter Magistrate Court to see a scheduled appearance by FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, top right, is escorted from a corrections van into the Magistrate Court in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              Security stands guard outside Magistrate Court, where FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried was appearing, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              A handful of people, some crypto enthusiasts or FTX investors, wait to enter Magistrate Court to see a scheduled appearance by FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              A handful of crypto enthusiasts and FTX investors wait to enter Magistrate Court to see a scheduled appearance by FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, top right, is escorted from a corrections van into the Magistrate Court in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              Security stands guard outside Magistrate Court, where FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried was appearing, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              A handful of people, some crypto enthusiasts or FTX investors, wait to enter Magistrate Court to see a scheduled appearance by FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              A handful of crypto enthusiasts and FTX investors wait to enter Magistrate Court to see a scheduled appearance by FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, top right, is escorted from a corrections van into the Magistrate Court in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              Security stands guard outside Magistrate Court, where FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried was appearing, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              A handful of people, some crypto enthusiasts or FTX investors, wait to enter Magistrate Court to see a scheduled appearance by FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              A handful of crypto enthusiasts and FTX investors wait to enter Magistrate Court to see a scheduled appearance by FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, top right, is escorted from a corrections van into the Magistrate Court in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              Security stands guard outside Magistrate Court, where FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried was appearing, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              A handful of people, some crypto enthusiasts or FTX investors, wait to enter Magistrate Court to see a scheduled appearance by FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              A handful of crypto enthusiasts and FTX investors wait to enter Magistrate Court to see a scheduled appearance by FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, top right, is escorted from a corrections van into the Magistrate Court in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              Security stands guard outside Magistrate Court, where FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried was appearing, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              A handful of people, some crypto enthusiasts or FTX investors, wait to enter Magistrate Court to see a scheduled appearance by FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              A handful of crypto enthusiasts and FTX investors wait to enter Magistrate Court to see a scheduled appearance by FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, top right, is escorted from a corrections van into the Magistrate Court in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, top right, is escorted from a corrections van into the Magistrate Court in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, top right, is escorted from a corrections van into the Magistrate Court in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              The Magistrate Court building is seen ahead of the arrival of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, who was expected to appear in court later in the morning for an extradition hearing, in Nassau, Bahamas, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              A fence topped with barbed wire surrounds the Magistrate Court building, where FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried was expected to appear later in the morning for an extradition hearing, in Nassau, Bahamas, early on Monday, Dec. 19, 2022.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
            
              People wait outside the Magistrate Court building, where FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried was expected to appear for an extradition hearing, in Nassau, Bahamas, early on Monday, Dec. 19, 2022.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
FTX founder expected to drop fight against extradition to US