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Sam Bankman-Fried Buys His Way out of Prison for $250 Million, Enjoyed a Luxurious Prison Experience

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Updated by Ryan James
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In Brief

  • Sam Bankman-Fried will be released from prison on a $250 million bail.
  • He is required to live at his parent’s house in California.
  • The disgraced founder enjoyed luxurious facilities at the Bahamas Prison, a facility that is notoriously known for significant human rights issues.
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Sam Bankman-Fried is to be released on a $250 million bail. The community calls it a mockery of the American judicial system.

The disgraced founder of the FTX exchange will be released from prison for a $250 million bond. The prosecutors have termed this bail as “the largest-ever pretrial bond.” He will explicitly stay under strict supervision at his parents’ home in California, according to a CNBC article.

Earlier this Wednesday, the authorities extradited Sam Bankman-Fried from the Bahamas to the United States.

Sam Bankman-Fried to be Released Under a $250 Million Bond

The authorities secured a bond worth $250 million for the release of Sam Bankman-Fried. The disgraced founder’s parents signed the bond by keeping equity in their family house as collateral.

Under the bond conditions, SBF will have to wear a monitoring bracelet and attend mental health counseling. Furthermore, he cannot travel outside the Northern District of California. Additionally, Bankman-Fried will have to appear in court hearings regularly. The next hearing is scheduled on Jan. 3 in New York. 

The court’s decision disappointed the community, and they called it a mockery of the American judicial system. At the same time, it is worth noting that Sam Bankman-Fried claimed to have only $100,000 at his disposal.

The Luxurious Prison Experience in the Bahamas

After the arrest, Sam Bankman-Fried spent the duration of his detainment at Fox Hill, a correctional facility on the outskirts of Nassau. A 2021 U.S. State Department report claimed prisoners suffer from overcrowding, poor nutrition, and inadequate sanitation.

But despite that, a Bloomberg article states that Sam Bankman-Fried lived in luxury at the Bahamas prison. Unlike other prisoners, SBF had facilities like Television, vegan food, Crossword Puzzles, and Air Conditioning.

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Harsh Notariya
Harsh started investing in crypto during the 2021 bull market. He took the opportunity of the market crash in May to learn more about Bitcoin and blockchain technology. Since...