“I would really love to reconnect and see if there’s a way for us to have a constructive relationship," Bankman-Fried wrote to a witness working at FTX.
As the disgraced mogul attempted to influence federal lawmaking, his political team was spreading money around to candidates further down the ballot.
The cryptocurrency entrepreneur is accused of defrauding investors and looting customer deposits on his trading platform.
The cryptocurrency entrepreneur walked out of a Manhattan courthouse Thursday with his parents after they agreed to sign a $250 million bond and keep him under house arrest.
Two associates of Sam Bankman-Fried pleaded guilty to charges including wire fraud, securities fraud and commodities fraud in return for leniency at sentencing.
Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are reaching out to political parties, campaigns and committees to trace FTX money.
The "Late Night" host thinks there's a major hole in the theory.
The cryptocurrency entrepreneur relied on "wealthy co-conspirators" who pretended to make contributions in their own names, prosecutors allege.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged the former CEO of failed cryptocurrency firm FTX with orchestrating a scheme to defraud investors.
Bahamian authorities plan to extradite him to the U.S. as soon as a formal request is made.