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Business Insider: Sam Bankman-Fried is in Jail, but Legal Watchers are Wondering: Where’s Ex-Girlfriend Caroline Ellison?

December 16, 2022

There have not been any criminal charges brought against former Alameda CEO Caroline Ellison in the wake of FTX’s collapse. US Attorney Damian Williams of the Southern District of New York told reporters this week that they are still investigating the case. New charges can be brought against defendants other than Sam Bankman-Fried based on what prosecutors discover. “There are signs that’s coming — the conspiracy counts against Bankman-Fried show that a grand jury already found that prosecutors showed evidence that at least two people agreed to participate in an alleged criminal scheme. Though the indictment offers few insights beyond Bankman-Fried’s role, that’s not unusual during an ongoing investigation,” said Rebecca Mermelstein, a partner at O’Melveny & Myers LLP.

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