Sam Bankman-Fried subjected the jury to around five hours of roundabout answers and some seemingly convenient amnesia when he took the stand at his own criminal trial this week.
One of the only things we know for certain is that somebody is lying.
Over four weeks of trial, jury members heard from 18 government witnesses. The list includes three members of Bankman-Fried’s former inner circle: Caroline Ellison, Gary Wang and Nishad Singh, all of whom have pleaded guilty to multiple federal counts in the hopes of receiving lenient sentences.
Now, from the witness stand himself, Bankman-Fried is attempting to reclaim the narrative.
Bankman-Fried, the disgraced founder of FTX and…
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