Samuel Bankman-Fried

FTX chief charged in scheme to defraud crypto investors

FTX chief charged in scheme to defraud crypto investors

The U.S. government charged Samuel Bankman-Fried, the founder and former CEO of cryptocurrency exchange FTX, with a host of financial crimes on Tuesday, alleging he intentionally deceived customers and investors to enrich himself and others, while playing a central role in the company’s multibillion-dollar collapse.