Bankman-Fried’s lawyers say October trial may need to be delayed

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By Luc Cohen NEW YORK (Reuters) – Sam Bankman-Fried’s lawyers said on Wednesday it may be necessary to delay the FTX cryptocurrency exchange founder’s scheduled Oct. 2 criminal trial, arguing it may take more time than expected to review the evidence and prepare a defense. In a letter to U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan, the 31-year-old former billionaire’s lawyers said federal prosecutors in Manhattan had not yet turned over evidence collected from electronic devices belonging to Caroline Ellison and Gary Wang, previously two of their client’s closest associates. Both have since pleaded guilt…

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