Ari Redbord, head of legal and government affairs at TRM Labs, discusses all the charges that Sam Bankman-Fried is facing and their potential outcomes.
- the charges against SBF and why the criminal indictment is the most important
- whether SBF testifying in Congress would have complicated the DOJ’s criminal case against him
- why it is complicated to state how much prison time Sam is facing
- the ways in which Bankman-Fried can reduce his sentence by cooperating with authorities
- why it’s so unprecedented that the indictment came only one month after the collapse of FTX
- whether other senior FTX executives are providing prosecutors with information to reduce their charges
- the reasons why SBF is being held in The Bahamas and the likelihood of him being extradited
- how much the case will be delayed if SBF’s lawyers fight the extradition
- Ari’s thoughts on whether this case will go to trial
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- Previous appearances on Unchained:
- CFTC and SEC File Damning Complaints Against Sam Bankman-Fried and FTX
- SBF Denied Bail in The Bahamas, Will Remain in Fox Hill Prison
- Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried Arrested Amid US Indictment
- Bahamas Asked SBF to Mint Hundreds of Millions of Dollars’ Worth of New Tokens After Collapse, Say FTX Liquidators
- SBF Directed $8B Alameda Liabilities to an FTX Account He Called ‘Weird Korean,’ Says CFTC
- Fortune: Sam Bankman-Fried indicted on multiple conspiracy and fraud charges by U.S. officials
- The Enron Trial: A Chronology
- Previous coverage of Unchained on Sam Bankman-Fried and FTX:
- Why the Legal Process for FTX and Sam Bankman-Fried Could Take Years
- The Chopping Block: SBF Wants to Win in the Court of Public Opinion. Will He?
- Jesse Powell and Kevin Zhou on How FTX and Alameda Lost $10 Billion
- Is the Collapse of Crypto Lending Over, or Is It Just Starting?
- Did the Bahamian Government Direct SBF and Gary Wang to Hack FTX?
- The Chopping Block: Why Lenders Didn’t Liquidate Alameda When It Was Underwater
- Erik Voorhees and Cobie on Why FTX Loaned Out Customers’ Assets
- The Chopping Block: FTX: The Biggest Collapse in the History of Crypto?
- Sam Bankman-Fried on How to Prevent the Next Terra and 3AC