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Sam Bankman-Fried
Why Did Sam Bankman-Fried Plead Not Guilty?
The disgraced FTX and Alameda Research founder may simply be so deluded he actually thinks he's innocent - despite a mountain of evidence.
Sam Bankman-Fried

CDCROP: Bitmain Antminer S19 Hydro mining rigs, the company's latest technology, installed at a Merkle Standard facility in Washington state. (Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)
Bitcoin Mining: A Positive or Negative Indicator for the Future of Crypto?
The sector was hit with a wave of lawsuits, resignations and bankruptcies in 2022, and yet the Bitcoin network’s high hashrate remains a sign of faith.
CDCROP: Bitmain Antminer S19 Hydro mining rigs, the company's latest technology, installed at a Merkle Standard facility in Washington state. (Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: AI Artwork Elon Musk (MidJourney/CoinDesk)
Elon Musk's Twitter Mistakes Prove Web3's Point
Social media has tended towards monopolization. Are we seeing the advent of a new type of “network effect?”
CDCROP: AI Artwork Elon Musk (MidJourney/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: AI Artwork Sam Bankman-Fried SBF in Prison concept (Midjourney/CoinDesk)
The Faulty Moral Universe of Sam Bankman-Fried
The FTX CEO's legal-scholar mother believed personal responsibility was an outdated concept. Did those ideas create a monster?
CDCROP: AI Artwork Sam Bankman-Fried SBF in Prison concept (Midjourney/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: Founder and CEO of Binance Changpeng Zhao, commonly known as "CZ", attends the "CZ meets Italy" at Palazzo Brancaccio on May 10, 2022 in Rome, Italy. (Antonio Masiello/Getty Images)
Changpeng Zhao Won't Rescue Binance by Selling out Crypto Self-Custody
Amid a surge in withdrawals, Binance's chief executive is seemingly working to reestablish trust and keep assets on the centralized exchange. I "recommend no more news like these."
CDCROP: Founder and CEO of Binance Changpeng Zhao, commonly known as "CZ", attends the "CZ meets Italy" at Palazzo Brancaccio on May 10, 2022 in Rome, Italy. (Antonio Masiello/Getty Images)

CDCROP: FTX founder and former CEO Sam Bankman-Fried (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
Understanding the Charges Brought Against Sam Bankman-Fried
The SEC, CFTC and DOJ treat the FTX founder as an ambitious and calculating criminal.
CDCROP: FTX founder and former CEO Sam Bankman-Fried (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

Miami Exteriors And Landmarks
Apple's New Encryption Policy Is a Huge Boon for Crypto
Opt-in end-to-end encryption tools are an immense win for digital privacy – and crypto.
Miami Exteriors And Landmarks

CDCROP: Sam Bankman-Fried sticking his tongue out while at Crypto Bahamas (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Did Sam Bankman-Fried Finally Admit the Obvious?
In an exchange with YouTuber Coffeezilla, the former CEO disclosed that client funds weren’t segregated as promised.
CDCROP: Sam Bankman-Fried sticking his tongue out while at Crypto Bahamas (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: Justicia - sculpture at justice fountain in Frankfurt City, Germany (Getty Images)
Be Patient: Sam Bankman-Fried Could Go to Prison for a Very, Very Long Time
The former wonder boy could be behind bars for life, according to U.S. federal sentencing guidelines.
CDCROP: Justicia - sculpture at justice fountain in Frankfurt City, Germany (Getty Images)

CDCROP: US Capitol (Elijah Mears/Unsplash, modified by CoinDesk)
Why a Divided Congress Is Bullish for Crypto
Bipartisan efforts to regulate crypto are moving forward, but U.S. representatives should keep crypto's core tenets of privacy, decentralization and financial freedom closely in mind.
CDCROP: US Capitol (Elijah Mears/Unsplash, modified by CoinDesk)