Sam Bankman-Fried reveal he’ll speak at New York conference

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Sam Bankman-Fried reveal he’ll speak at New York conference

founder Bankman-Fried, who’s mostly kept to making statements on the collapse of the cryptocurrency he once ran, stated he’d be speaking with Times columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin at the Nov. 30 DealBook Summit in New .

I will be speaking with @andrewrsorkin at the @dealbook summit upcoming Wednesday (11/30),” he wrote on Twitter. 

While he had previously been scheduled to appear at the event, speculation has mounted about his whereabouts and potential travel plans as he faces scrutiny in the United States and abroad.

Bankman-Fried didn’t specify whether he’d be attending the event in individual or conducting the via conference. The New York Times didn’t instantly respond to a request for clarification. 

The conference lineup, which outlines “top business and policy leaders on a single stage,” was unveiled on Oct. 18, weeks before FTX’s troubles became international news. Other scheduled attendees include Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky, United States Secretary Janet and Meta Mark Zuckerberg.

The tweet promoted a harsh response from Twitter users, several of whom questioned the legality of a potential appearance. 

In a letter, Bankman-Fried apologized to former colleagues and stated why the cryptocurrency exchange failed.

“I never intended this to happen,” he wrote.

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