Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried ( SBF ) said in a Nov. 23 tweet that he plans to speak with Andrew Ross Sorkin at the annual New York Times Dealbook Summit on Nov. 30. The answer and whether his former FTX executive will appear in person or virtually has not been confirmed.
There’s been no shortage of criticism since SBF announced that Andrew Ross Sorkin will be speaking at this year’s Dealbook Summit
After a much-criticized New York Times (NYT) article about Sam Bankman-Fried sleeping better and playing video games, one person joked he tweeted that day, and if SBF plans to attend this year’s Dealbook Summit, “absolutely [be] falls.” Coincidentally, SBF is still on the list to attend the conference, and according to a tweet from SBF on Wednesday, he plans to speak at the event.
“I will speak [Andrew Ross Sorkin] at the @dealbook summit next Wednesday (11/30),” former CEO of FTX he tweeted. Immediately after SBF posted his tweet, he was criticized for being able to attend the NYT event.
Twitter account @wsbchairman he asked: “How did this man steal billions of dollars and now speak like a free man at a summit?” One person responded to SBF and said Bernie Madoff wasn’t so lucky when his Twitter account was @fintwit. he said:
In 2008, Bernie Madoff was arrested within 24 hours of his fraud being uncovered. In 2022, Sam will attend the NYTimes Dealbook Summit after the Bankman-Fried fraud is revealed.
SBF’s tweet has one great number of tough answers and people questioning why the former FTX CEO was allowed to speak at such an event. According to the NYT Dealbook Summit event schedule, other speakers at the conference include Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Tiktok CEO Shaw Chew, US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and former US Vice President Mike Pence .
Since Sam Bankman-Fried launched FTX, he has invested or pledged hundreds of millions of dollars in political and charitable contributions, consulting fees, media outlets, and real estate that he stole from a million people.
There @dealbook, made it for you. https://t.co/eh3UrGh889
— Alex Kruger 🇦🇷🏆🇦🇷 (@krugermacro) November 23, 2022
The Nov. 30 event will be hosted by NYT columnist and Dealbook creator Sorkin. According to Sorkin on the event’s website, “Each year we bring together the most important people at the intersection of business, politics and culture that impact society.”
SBF’s tweets are also set to a unique privacy setting, and only people SBF follows or mentions in his tweets can reply. A person who could respond to SBF’s tweet, longtime bitcoiner Bruce Fenton, said there will be a few topics people want to hear about.
“Would be good to hear: When/how you decided to withdraw client funds [and] Use them as collateral for loans – this is more of a core issue than a margin issue [and] being deleted,” Fenton he said to SBF. “More about the political donation process [and] how these negotiations are behind closed doors,” Fenton added.
SBF is also featured in the Dealbook NYT article: “Inside Sam Bankman-Fried’s Quest to Win Friends and Influence People.” According to According to the Dealbook Twitter account, the article talks about SBF’s “charitable arm” and “charitable contributions.” Dealbook’s tweets were also flooded with people was not approved NYT reporting on SBF.
An individual he wrote: “Sam Bankman-Fried is a criminal who stole billions from his clients.”
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