Judge kept FTX execs’ plea deals secret to get founder to US


              A guard closes barricades to a street near the family home of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried in Palo Alto, Calif., Friday, Dec. 23, 2022. Bankman-Fried's parents agreed to sign a $250 million bond and keep him at their California home while he awaits trial on charges that he swindled investors and looted customer deposits on his FTX trading platform. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
            
              A vehicle allowed to pass drives past a guard closing barricades to a street near the family home of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried in Palo Alto, Calif., Friday, Dec. 23, 2022. Bankman-Fried's parents agreed to sign a $250 million bond and keep him at their California home while he awaits trial on charges that he swindled investors and looted customer deposits on his FTX trading platform. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
            
              Barricades block the street near the family home of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried in Palo Alto, Calif., Friday, Dec. 23, 2022. Bankman-Fried's parents agreed to sign a $250 million bond and keep him at their California home while he awaits trial on charges that he swindled investors and looted customer deposits on his FTX trading platform. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
            
              FILE - FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, center, is escorted to his car from the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022, in New York. A judge agreed to a request by prosecutors to keep it secret that two of Bankman-Fried's executive associates had turned against him so that the cryptocurrency entrepreneur would agree not to fight extradition from the Bahamas to the United States, according to transcripts of plea deals made public Friday, Dec. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)
            
              A guard closes barricades to a street near the family home of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried in Palo Alto, Calif., Friday, Dec. 23, 2022. Bankman-Fried's parents agreed to sign a $250 million bond and keep him at their California home while he awaits trial on charges that he swindled investors and looted customer deposits on his FTX trading platform. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
            
              A vehicle allowed to pass drives past a guard closing barricades to a street near the family home of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried in Palo Alto, Calif., Friday, Dec. 23, 2022. Bankman-Fried's parents agreed to sign a $250 million bond and keep him at their California home while he awaits trial on charges that he swindled investors and looted customer deposits on his FTX trading platform. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
            
              Barricades block the street near the family home of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried in Palo Alto, Calif., Friday, Dec. 23, 2022. Bankman-Fried's parents agreed to sign a $250 million bond and keep him at their California home while he awaits trial on charges that he swindled investors and looted customer deposits on his FTX trading platform. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
            
              FILE - FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, center, is escorted to his car from the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022, in New York. A judge agreed to a request by prosecutors to keep it secret that two of Bankman-Fried's executive associates had turned against him so that the cryptocurrency entrepreneur would agree not to fight extradition from the Bahamas to the United States, according to transcripts of plea deals made public Friday, Dec. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)
            
              A guard closes barricades to a street near the family home of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried in Palo Alto, Calif., Friday, Dec. 23, 2022. Bankman-Fried's parents agreed to sign a $250 million bond and keep him at their California home while he awaits trial on charges that he swindled investors and looted customer deposits on his FTX trading platform. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
            
              A vehicle allowed to pass drives past a guard closing barricades to a street near the family home of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried in Palo Alto, Calif., Friday, Dec. 23, 2022. Bankman-Fried's parents agreed to sign a $250 million bond and keep him at their California home while he awaits trial on charges that he swindled investors and looted customer deposits on his FTX trading platform. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
            
              Barricades block the street near the family home of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried in Palo Alto, Calif., Friday, Dec. 23, 2022. Bankman-Fried's parents agreed to sign a $250 million bond and keep him at their California home while he awaits trial on charges that he swindled investors and looted customer deposits on his FTX trading platform. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
            
              FILE - FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, center, is escorted to his car from the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022, in New York. A judge agreed to a request by prosecutors to keep it secret that two of Bankman-Fried's executive associates had turned against him so that the cryptocurrency entrepreneur would agree not to fight extradition from the Bahamas to the United States, according to transcripts of plea deals made public Friday, Dec. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)
            
              A guard closes barricades to a street near the family home of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried in Palo Alto, Calif., Friday, Dec. 23, 2022. Bankman-Fried's parents agreed to sign a $250 million bond and keep him at their California home while he awaits trial on charges that he swindled investors and looted customer deposits on his FTX trading platform. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
            
              A vehicle allowed to pass drives past a guard closing barricades to a street near the family home of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried in Palo Alto, Calif., Friday, Dec. 23, 2022. Bankman-Fried's parents agreed to sign a $250 million bond and keep him at their California home while he awaits trial on charges that he swindled investors and looted customer deposits on his FTX trading platform. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
            
              Barricades block the street near the family home of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried in Palo Alto, Calif., Friday, Dec. 23, 2022. Bankman-Fried's parents agreed to sign a $250 million bond and keep him at their California home while he awaits trial on charges that he swindled investors and looted customer deposits on his FTX trading platform. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
            
              FILE - FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, center, is escorted to his car from the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022, in New York. A judge agreed to a request by prosecutors to keep it secret that two of Bankman-Fried's executive associates had turned against him so that the cryptocurrency entrepreneur would agree not to fight extradition from the Bahamas to the United States, according to transcripts of plea deals made public Friday, Dec. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)
            
              A guard closes barricades to a street near the family home of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried in Palo Alto, Calif., Friday, Dec. 23, 2022. Bankman-Fried's parents agreed to sign a $250 million bond and keep him at their California home while he awaits trial on charges that he swindled investors and looted customer deposits on his FTX trading platform. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
            
              A vehicle allowed to pass drives past a guard closing barricades to a street near the family home of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried in Palo Alto, Calif., Friday, Dec. 23, 2022. Bankman-Fried's parents agreed to sign a $250 million bond and keep him at their California home while he awaits trial on charges that he swindled investors and looted customer deposits on his FTX trading platform. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
            
              Barricades block the street near the family home of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried in Palo Alto, Calif., Friday, Dec. 23, 2022. Bankman-Fried's parents agreed to sign a $250 million bond and keep him at their California home while he awaits trial on charges that he swindled investors and looted customer deposits on his FTX trading platform. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
            
              FILE - FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, center, is escorted to his car from the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022, in New York. A judge agreed to a request by prosecutors to keep it secret that two of Bankman-Fried's executive associates had turned against him so that the cryptocurrency entrepreneur would agree not to fight extradition from the Bahamas to the United States, according to transcripts of plea deals made public Friday, Dec. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)
            
              A guard closes barricades to a street near the family home of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried in Palo Alto, Calif., Friday, Dec. 23, 2022. Bankman-Fried's parents agreed to sign a $250 million bond and keep him at their California home while he awaits trial on charges that he swindled investors and looted customer deposits on his FTX trading platform. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
            
              Cryptocurrency entrepreneur Sam Bankman-Fried leaves Manhattan federal court on bail ,Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022 in New York. Bankman-Fried is accused of swindling investors and looting customer deposits on his FTX trading platform. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey)
Judge kept FTX execs’ plea deals secret to get founder to US