Braden Perry Featured in Why Bankman-Fried’s FTX Fraud Trial Isn’t Going His Way

Braden Perry Featured in Why Bankman-Fried’s FTX Fraud Trial Isn’t Going His Way

KP Law partner Braden Perry was quoted in an article on ZeroHedge regarding the trial of Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF), founder of cryptocurrency exchange, FTX. “As of now, it’s not going well for the defense. Both Ellison and Wang have testified that SBF directed them to commit the crimes. What this trial boils down to is FTX’s use and Alameda’s use for customer funds. The prosecution will need to prove SBF used those funds knowingly and fraudulently.” According to the allegations, “SBF was the front of the entire enterprise, including Alameda. Further, SBF used a massive [line of credit,] which was not disclosed to Alameda customers or investors.”

To read this article in full: Why Bankman-Fried’s FTX Fraud Trial Isn’t Going His Way | ZeroHedge

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