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SBF's Arrest Shows Feds Focused On Case, Not Congress, Law360

December 13, 2022

Partner Justin Weitz is quoted in a Law360 article regarding the arrest of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried the day before Bankman-Fried was slated to testify before US Congress on the cryptocurrency exchange’s collapse.

Justin—who spent nearly a decade in the US Department of Justice's Criminal Division—said the Manhattan federal prosecutors may have sought the indictment when they did because of the public attention on FTX’s collapse.

“They want to begin the process of expediting Samuel Bankman-Fried and ultimately, bringing him to court and to trial and securing, if the evidence supports it, a conviction,” Justin told Law360.

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