TuongVy Le, partner and head of regulatory & policy at Bain Capital Crypto, discusses how the legal process for Sam Bankman-Fried in the wake of the FTX scandal could play out.
- the allegations that Bankman-Fried manipulated the market during the Terra crash
- the motivations for Bankman-Fried’s media appearances
- what the selection of Mark Cohen as a lawyer says about the potential charges and the case
- why SBF hasn’t been arrested yet
- how the US investigating the potential involvement of Bahamian government officials could complicate cooperation of and arrest of SBF in the Bahamas
- why this case is very different from Bernie Madoff’s
- what evidence would be needed to say, legally, that SBF committed fraud
- the potential outcomes of the legal case for SBF and how many years of prison time he could face
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- CNBC: Former OpenSea employee charged in first-ever NFT insider trading case
- Previous coverage of Unchained on FTX:
- 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