Bankman-Fried was the founder and CEO of the cryptocurrency exchange FTX, FTX.US and cryptocurrency trading firm Alameda Research.

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried led yearslong fraud at company, SEC says

Sam Bankman arrest

Sam Bankman arrest

"The Securities and Exchange Commission has separately authorized charges relating to Mr. Bankman-Fried’s violations of our securities laws

Bankman-Fried resigned as FTX's chief executive officer the same day as the bankruptcy filing. In a series of interviews and public appearances in late November and December

Meanwhile, the US Securities and Exchange Commission separately authorized charges relating to FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried's violations of securities laws, the regulator said.