Category: Sam Bankman-Fried

Sam Bankman-Fried’s parents are begging a judge to keep him out of prison, warning their son’s social awkwardness could put...

Sam Bankman-Fried and his mother Barbara Fried. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images; Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images Sam Bankman-Fried’s family begged for leniency ahead of his upcoming sentencing. His lawyers suggest a 6.5-year sentence, calling the probation office’s 100-year recommendation “barbaric.” His parents warned prison could lead to violence given his poor ability to comprehend social cues. Sam Bankman-Fried’s family members begged the judge…

Sam Bankman-Fried’s lawyer says sentencing the FTX founder to a 100-year prison term would be ‘grotesque’ and ‘barbaric’

Sam Bankman-Fried. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Probation officers have recommended a 100-year prison term for FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried. “That recommendation is grotesque,” Bankman-Fried’s lawyer, Marc Mukasey said on Tuesday. Mukasey said Bankman-Fried’s sentence should instead be between five to six-and-a-half years. Sam Bankman-Fried’s lawyer thinks that the probation office has gone too far with the punishment they want to mete out to…

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