Attorneys for disgraced FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried urged the choose in his fraud case to maintain the names of two individuals who co-signed his $250 million bond secret due to precise threats he says his household has acquired.
Bankman-Fried’s lawyer stated there was a “safety incident” at his mother and father’ residence the place the previous FTX CEO is launched on residence confinement.
In a letter to Decide Lewis Kaplan opposing almost a dozen media organizations request to make the identities of the co-signers identified, Bankman-Fried’s attorneys described the incident.
“Not too long ago, the Bankman-Frieds had a safety incident at their residence when a black automotive drove into the steel barricade arrange outdoors their residence. Three males obtained out of the automotive. When the safety guard on obligation confronted them, the lads stated one thing to the impact of: “You gained’t have the ability to preserve us out.” The boys obtained again within the automotive and rapidly drove away earlier than the safety guard was capable of see the license plate,” they wrote.
Bankman-Fried’s mother and father — Joseph Bankman and Barbara Fried — are each Stanford College regulation professors. A choose launched Bankman-Fried on a $250 million bond and required him to have an digital monitoring bracelet and be beneath home arrest at his mother and father’ residence in Palo Alto, California.