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Michael Kutsche, the artist behind the NFT.
Michael Kutsche: Caroline Ellison Had Her Mind 'Hijacked'
The artist made an NFT of the former Alameda Research executive for our Most Influential package.
Michael Kutsche, the artist behind the NFT.

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Sam Bankman-Fried's Wildest, Craziest, Dumbest Trades
In retrospect, it's nuts that anyone thought the FTX founder was smart.
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Who Won and Lost Most in Sam Bankman-Fried's Criminal Scheme?
The trial verdict is an indictment of regulators and the VC industry. But the U.S. justice system and, yes, journalists, proved their worth more than ever.
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A Look Back on the Collapse of Sam Bankman-Fried's Empire
A Look Back on the Collapse of Sam Bankman-Fried's Empire
FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried's downfall began on Nov. 2, 2022, when CoinDesk published a big scoop that raised questions about the health of crypto hedge fund Alameda Researc...
A Look Back on the Collapse of Sam Bankman-Fried's Empire

Sam Bankman-Fried's Defense Strategy Is That He's an 'Idiot,' Attorney Says
Sam Bankman-Fried's Defense Strategy Is That He's an 'Idiot,' Attorney Says
Tully & Weiss criminal defense attorney Joseph Tully shares his thoughts on Sam Bankman-Fried's defense strategy and explains why he believes things "aren't going too well" fo...
Sam Bankman-Fried's Defense Strategy Is That He's an 'Idiot,' Attorney Says

The SBF Trial Week 2: Secret Recording Revealed, Ex-Alameda Research CEO Testifies
The SBF Trial Week 2: Secret Recording Revealed, Ex-Alameda Research CEO Testifies
"CoinDesk Daily" host Jennifer Sanasie breaks down the key highlights from FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried's trial this week. Former Alameda Research CEO Caroline Ellison, who i...
The SBF Trial Week 2: Secret Recording Revealed, Ex-Alameda Research CEO Testifies

Sam Bankman-Fried’s Lawyer Cross-Examines Prosecution's Star Witness Caroline Ellison
Sam Bankman-Fried’s Lawyer Cross-Examines Prosecution's Star Witness Caroline Ellison
Former Alameda Research CEO Caroline Ellison faced a cross-examination from Sam Bankman-Fried's lawyer Thursday. The line of questioning could signal a defense strategy of pin...
Sam Bankman-Fried’s Lawyer Cross-Examines Prosecution's Star Witness Caroline Ellison

Bitcoin Extends Decline for a Fifth Day; Reddit's Fortnite Token BRICK Surges
Bitcoin Extends Decline for a Fifth Day; Reddit's Fortnite Token BRICK Surges
"CoinDesk Daily" host Jennifer Sanasie breaks down the hottest crypto headlines today, including the emotional testimony from former Alameda Research CEO Caroline Ellison in t...
Bitcoin Extends Decline for a Fifth Day; Reddit's Fortnite Token BRICK Surges

Likelihood of Sam Bankman-Fried Getting an Acquittal Is a 'Hail Mary,' Lawyer Predicts
Likelihood of Sam Bankman-Fried Getting an Acquittal Is a 'Hail Mary,' Lawyer Predicts
Former Alameda Research CEO Caroline Ellison testified during FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried's trial that she was in a "constant state of dread" as assets took a hit from the c...
Likelihood of Sam Bankman-Fried Getting an Acquittal Is a 'Hail Mary,' Lawyer Predicts