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NPR: Disgraced FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried Has Another Big Problem: He Won’t Shut Up

February 26, 2023

Sam Bankman-Fried, founder of the bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange FTX, has publicly defended himself in the wake of fraud accusations, telling his side of the story that led to his company’s collapse in interviews, email newsletters, and on Twitter. “I think every white-collar lawyer you could ask would say, ‘Shut up. Keep your mouth shut and let us do the talking,’” said Rebecca Mermelstein, a partner at O’Melveny.

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