What we know about FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried’s (SBF’s) arrest last night in the Bahamas following the implosion and bankruptcy of the cryptocurrency exchange he founded…
- Royal Bahamas Police Force announced SBF’s arrest shortly after 6p local time yesterday for what it said were offenses against the United States and The Bahamas. Read it. SBF had just said earlier in the day that he didn’t think he would be arrested.
- Bahamas Attorney General says that it will continue its own “regulatory and criminal investigations” into SBF while the U.S. pursues its criminal charges. The release is here.
- The State District Attorney’s office in New York State announced Bankman-Fried’s arrest in a tweet saying that it will reveal an indictment this morning. See the charges below.
- The Securities Exchange Commission quoted its top enforcement official, Gurbir Grewal, who congratulated law enforcement on SBF’s arrest and announced his agency’s intent to pursue “separate charges for violations of securities laws violations.” Read the tweet. See the charges below.
- More from The NY Times, WSJ and a wild story from Bloomberg on lawyer complaints about an exchange between the Bahamian government and SBF.
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