Bankman-Fried met with White House aides before FTX collapse

Bankman-Fried met with White House aides before FTX collapse
Disgraced cryptocurrency mogul Sam Bankman-Fried. (Image: Getty)
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By Josh Wingrove and Allyson VersprilleSam Bankman-Fried, the now-disgraced cryptocurrency mogul, held at least four meetings with senior White House officials last year – part of a push to influence crypto policy and build connections in Washington before his FTX empire ultimately collapsed.Bankman-Fried met Sept 8 with Steve Ricchetti, one of president Joe Biden’s senior advisers, White House officials familiar with the matter said. The meeting, previously unreported, was the latest in a handful of sessions.Bankman-Fried had at le...

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