Disgraced crypto entrepreneur Sam Bankman-Fried pleads not guilty to federal fraud and bribery charges

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New York Daily News

NEW YORK — Disgraced crypto entrepreneur Sam Bankman-Fried pleaded not guilty to a host of new federal charges Thursday. The fallen FTX founder appeared in Manhattan Federal Court after traveling from Palo Alto, California, where he’s under house arrest at his parent’s place on a $250 million bond. Bankman-Fried, 31, pleaded not guilty to charges alleging he bribed Chinese officials $40 million to unfreeze over $1 billion in crypto assets, campaign finance crimes, and multiple securities and commodities fraud charges through his lawyer Mark Cohen. Cohen planned to argue that Bankman-Fried shou…

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