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December 6, 2022 Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) has reportedly retained attorney Mark Cohen, who represented Ghislaine Maxwell in a recent sex trafficking case. The SBF spokesperson further explained that the FTX co-founder was being consulted by Professor David Mills of Stanford Law School.
Sam Bankman-Fried Hires Lawyer to Represent Ghislaine Maxwell
Sam Bankman-Fried, Disgraced Ex-CEO of FTX (SBF) ) is reportedly represented by litigation firm Mark Cohen Cohen & Gresser. Cohen is a well-known attorney who represented Ghislaine Maxwell in a sex trafficking case. A close friend of now-deceased and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, Maxwell was found guilty of five of six counts, including sex trafficking of minors. was sentenced to 20 years in prison onbut still faces other charges. was also represented by the attorney Christian Everdell, who prosecuted Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman.
SBF Cohen’s remarks were reported by Reuters after the information was relayed to the press by SBF spokesperson Mark Hebotnick. Reuters reached out to Cohen Gresser, but he “couldn’t ask Cohen for comment,” it was reported Tuesday. Botnick further revealed that SBF is consulting with David Mills, a professor at Stanford University. SBF’s father, Joseph His Bankman, was also a law professor at Stanford University,and recently his standard in San Francisco,, a Stanford law researcher, canceled a previously scheduled college class. I reported it as canceled.
Semafor reported , that the 30-year-old SBF was represented by Martin Fulmenum of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind and Wharton & Garrison, but that relationship has since ended. Liz Lindqwister and Anna Tong of the San Francisco Standard highlight that “SBF is surrounded by a star-studded, ever-changing team of white-collar crime experts and legal heavyweights.” increase. This is despite the former FTX CEO stating that it’s gone down to his $100,000 and one credit card. He alsodetailed in another interviewthat hiring a lawyer was one challenge he has dealt with,the white-collar litigation firms surrounding SBFsuggests that he had no problem seeking legal advice. We operate. The attorney who represented Maxwell was also an assistant to the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York. Besides Maxwell’s lawsuit, Cohen is also known for winning a lawsuit against the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that sought to prosecute his manager of a New York fund. Sources familiar with the matter say the SEC and “Federal Prosecutors in New York” are investigating his FTX collapse, according to a Reuters report.
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