November 16, 2022

The Fall of Crypto's Golden Boy

by The Journal

Until last week, FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried was the face of crypto. Admirers saw him as an approachable, friendly billionaire eager to deploy his wealth for good. Then his crypto empire imploded, leaving hundreds of thousands of investors’ assets in doubt. WSJ’s Greg Zuckerman profiles the man behind FTX.

Further Reading:

-How FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried Went From Crypto Golden Boy to Villain 

-FTX Tapped Into Customer Accounts to Fund Risky Bets, Setting Up Its Downfall 

-Alameda, FTX Executives Are Said to Have Known FTX Was Using Customer Funds 

-FTX’s Collapse Leaves Employees Sick With Anger 

Further Listening:

-How Crypto Giant FTX Suddenly Imploded 

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