FTX’s Bankman-Fried to appear in Bahamas court; expected to waive extradition

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By Luc Cohen and Jasper Ward (Reuters) – Sam Bankman-Fried, founder of now-bankrupt crypto exchange FTX, is expected to appear in court in the Bahamas on Monday and agree to be extradited to the United States, where he faces fraud charges. Bankman-Fried initially said he would fight extradition after his arrest a week ago in the Bahamas, where he lives and FTX is based. He was denied bail and remanded to the Caribbean nation’s Fox Hill prison. Reuters reported first on Saturday that Bankman-Fried would return to court to reverse his decision. The 30-year-old crypto mogul rode a boom in the val…

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