Former FTX boss promises an indefinite date for his Congressional appearance

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Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF), who is in hot water, has the chance to address a variety of concerns that led to the collapse of FTX. The US House Financial Services Committee (HFSC) had earlier asked SBF to appear before it on December 13 to “talk to the public” because doing so “will help the company’s customers, investors, and others.” SBF responded that while he will act accordingly, he might not do so on the date set for the inquiry. He reasons that there is a need to grasp and review the main causes behind the collapse and subsequent declaration of bankruptcy, all of which might not have been concluded before Dec 13. Only then would he make his appearance before the Congress members

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  • House Financial Services Committee invites SBF to a Dec 13 hearing on his failed exchange
  • The invitation provides SBF with an opportunity to clarify issues and boost investors’ confidence
  • pledges a congressional appearance on a yet-to-be-determined date

He claims that to understand and evaluate the primary factors that led to the collapse and subsequent filing for insolvency, he may not be able to do so before December 13. He wouldn’t come before the Congressmen until after that.

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Allegations of Fraud
Additionally, there are rumours and discussions about top firm officials abusing procedures, ignoring due process, and mismanaging the business. This includes the shady $10 billion diversion of investor funds by SBF to his company, Alameda Research, as well as the acquisition of privately held assets using company funds. The current situation is intriguing because it is anticipated that all relevant issues will be covered at the congressional hearing that Bankman-Fried will eventually attend when the time comes.

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