SBF Gets Bad News From Judge

September 11, 2023 12:07 pm Comments

Sam Bankman-Fried’s case has not been going the way he planned.

SBF, who was a top donor to the Democrat Party likely thought that he would be treated as royalty during his ongoing legal proceedings.

However, he reportedly suffers from poor jail conditions, or, at least, this is what he wants the public to believe.

The former CEO’s lawyers have reiterated that Bankman-Fried should be released from prison before his trial because of poor internet quality inside the facility where he is currently being held.

A Judge has formally denied SBF’s motion for pre-trial release for a second time now.

Fox Business reporter Eleanor Terrett provided the court documents: “SBF’s motion for pre-trial release has been referred to the next available three-judge panel. His request for release pending a decision by the panel has been denied.”

Crux Crypto News explained: “The second request came after the Appellate judge denied SBF’s request for immediate release from jail on September 6.”

Coin Telegraph reports:

SBF’s legal team argued that despite government assurance that their client would have access to a laptop on weekdays from 8 am until 7 pm, those promises haven’t materialized.

The lawyers also cited several instances where SBF’s access to an internet laptop was cut short due to jail proceedings.

Zerohedge jokingly commented: “SBF Lawyers Again Ask for Pre-Trial Release Because Prison Internet Sucks. If he had Xfinity, he would be begging for Supermax.”

According to WhaleWire: “Sam Bankman-Fried’s request for immediate release from a harsh Brooklyn jail to “better prepare for his upcoming FTX fraud criminal trial” has been denied by judge.”

Decrypt detailed one alleged incident SBF’s lawyers mentioned in their motion for pre-trial release:

In another instance on September 6, they said SBF was not released from his cell until 11 a.m.

Beyond being released late, the lawyers said SBF could hardly access the internet, and lost more time just trying to upload a single document to their database for discovery material.

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