New Emails Show Crypto King Sam Bankman Fried Tried To Sway Regulators As Firm Tanked

  • Disgraced ex-cryptocurrency kingpin Sam Bankman Fried and his since-bankrupt company FTX scored a meeting with a top regulator and sought to sway them to adopt industry-friendly rules months before the exchange’s historic collapse, emails show.
  • In May 2022, FTX pitched the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation on why it was apparently poised to be a “superior” cryptocurrency exchange and was swiftly granted a meeting with its chairman, Martin Gruenberg, according to emails obtained by the watchdog Protect the Public’s Trust and shared with the Washington Examiner.
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