FTX’s Bankman-Fried charged by US for ‘scheme’ to defraud


              U.S. Attorney Damian Williams speaks during a news conference about the criminal charges filed against FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022, in New York.  The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged the former CEO of failed cryptocurrency firm FTX with orchestrating a scheme to defraud investors.   (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)
            
              U.S. Attorney Damian Williams speaks during a press conference about the criminal charges filed against FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022, in New York.  The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged the former CEO of failed cryptocurrency firm FTX with orchestrating a scheme to defraud investors.  (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)
            
              Crypto exchange FTX CEO John Ray, testifies before the House Financial Services Committee on the collapse of crypto exchange FTX, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
            
              FILE - The FTX Arena logo is seen where the Miami Heat basketball team plays on Nov. 12, 2022, in Miami. The former CEO of failed crypto firm FTX Sam Bankman-Fried has been arrested in the Bahamas at the request of the U.S. government, the U.S. attorney’s office in New York said Monday, Dec. 12. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, File)
FTX’s Bankman-Fried charged by US for ‘scheme’ to defraud