Former FTX Chief Nishad Singh Plans To Confess Criminals
- Former FTX chief Nishad Singh is finalizing a deal with prosecutors and plans to plead guilty to criminal charges.
- Prosecutors have brought him with criminal charges over his role in a years-long scam at the collapsed crypto exchange FTX.
- Except for SBF, which is believed to be a key player, this will be the third member to plead guilty after the collapse of the FTX crash.
According to Bloomberg, Former FTX chief Nishad Singh is completing a pre-commitment plea to face fraud charges from Manhattan prosecutors.
Another former member of Sam Bankman-Fried’s inner circle is planning to plead guilty to criminal charges by US prosecutors over his role in a years-long scam at the cryptocurrency exchange FTX has collapsed.
Nishad Singh has reached an agreement with Manhattan prosecutors as they prepare to file fraud charges against him, according to people familiar with the matter.
The deal has yet to be finalized. If the plea plan goes ahead, he would be the third member of the SBF’s inside team to plead guilty and cooperate with prosecutors, after FTX co-founder Gary Wang and former CEO of Alameda Research, Caroline Ellison.
This is also expected that SBF will have more difficulty “finding a way out.”
Previously, the SBF had pleaded not guilty to a series of criminal charges, including fraud, and was awaiting trial in October. If convicted on all counts, he could be sentenced to more than 100 years in prison.
Currently, SBF is still out on bail of $250 million bail from his parents and close friends of his parents. However, the judge can issue an order to recover the bail and put the SBF behind bars pending trial if he violates the court order.
It is known that the action came after US prosecutors submitted a letter to the Court accusing SBF of using a VPN to watch the Super Bowl and petitioning the Court to make stricter regulations with the former CEO. FTX while on bail to avoid him being able to interfere with the testimony of witnesses.
FTX, which filed for bankruptcy last November, was once valued at $32 billion. The company has about 9 million customers and may owe its top 50 creditors up to $3.1 billion.
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