Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried denied sentencing extension

Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried isn’t getting a sentencing extension for the holidays, Judge Lewis Kaplan ruled on Wednesday.

Counsel for Bankman-Fried filed a letter early Wednesday seeking a “short four to six-week adjournment of the sentencing hearing in the above-captioned case.”

Sentencing for Bankman-Fried, who was found guilty on seven charges back in November, is scheduled for March 28. He faces a maximum sentence of 110 years in prison.

Bankman-Fried’s lawyers argued that they needed “additional time to collect materials necessary for the sentencing submission and to prepare for the presentence interview.” It also sought to utilize the extra time to prepare for the…

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