CZ challenges US gov’t attempt to restrict travel before sentencing date

Former Binance CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao has opposed the United States government’s efforts to block his return to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to be with his family while awaiting sentencing following his guilty plea.

In a court filing on November 23, Zhao’s lawyers urged the judge to reject the proposed alteration of his bail conditions, as put forth by the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ). It was further reiterated that Zhao should be granted permission to leave the U.S. and return to the UAE until his sentencing in February 2024.

The lawyers firmly stated that he has no intention of staying in UAE to evade his sentencing date, despite the potential 18-month prison term.

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