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Lawyer: FTX founder likely challenging new crypto charges


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A lawyer for onetime cryptocurrency giant Sam Bankman-Fried is signaling that he’s challenging the validity of new charges. Correspondent Jeremy House reporting.

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VERBATIM: Those new charges are contained in rewritten indictments released in recent weeks after Bankman-Fried was brought to the United States from the Bahamas in December. Attorney Mark Cohen told a Manhattan federal court judge that the 31-year-old Bankman-Fried pleaded not guilty to new charges lodged against him. Although he’s pleading not guilty to the charges, Cohen says Bankman-Fried is not acknowledging he can be tried on them. Among the new charges is an allegation that he directed the payment of $40 million in bribes to Chinese officials…JH reporting.

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