mad6tube-Prosecutors will still consider Sam Bankman-Fried’s alleged campaign finance scheme at trial
The United States Attorneys’ Office has announced another superseding indictment against former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried, also known as "SBF," which will include consideration of an allegedly illegal campaign finance scheme.
In an Aug. 8 letter to Judge Lewis Kaplan, U.S. Attorney Damian Williams said the Department of Justice (DoJ) plans to pursue seven charges against SBF in its trial scheduled to begin in October. Though the DoJ said it was “prevented by its treaty obligations to the Bahamas” from adding an eighth count to SBF’s indictment on violations of campaign finance law, prosecutors would consider evidence of the alleged scheme as part of an existing wire fraud charge.
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