SBF was almost extorted for ‘protection’ in Brooklyn jail, recalls ex-inmate

Sam Bankman-Fried was reportedly worried for his safety during his pre-trial detention time at the Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center and even considered paying another inmate for “protection,” according to a former inmate. 

New York mob enforcer-turned-informant Gene Borrello told crypto blogger Tiffany Fong in a Nov. 30 interview that he spent time with Bankman-Fried in the lead-up to his criminal trial. He said SBF was “out of his element” in jail and worried for his safety.

I got a chance to interview Gene Borrello, a former mob enforcer who was in jail with Sam Bankman-Fried. Gene tells me SBF was on suicide watch, was extorted & did not eat or shower for several days. We…

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