Tag: empire

  • Was FTX an empire ‘built on lies’ or a startup that ‘grew too quickly’?

    The criminal trial of former cryptocurrency magnate Sam Bankman-Fried completed its second day on Wednesday. The prosecution and defense both gave opening statements, and interviewed the first two witnesses, including a customer of FTX and Bankman-Fried’s former friend and ex-Alameda and FTX employee Adam Yedidia. The prosecution painted Bankman-Fried as someone who knowingly committed fraud…