Judge Signals Jail Time if Bankman-Fried’s Internet Access Is Not Curbed – The New York Times

Since his arrest two months ago, Samuel Bankman-Fried, the disgraced cryptocurrency executive, has been physically confined to the Palo Alto home of his parents, under the force of a $250 million bail package.

But he has roamed largely unfettered in the wilderness of the internet: conducting interviews, posting narratives, making calls on encrypted apps and using a virtual private network, a web tool that allows users to conceal data and visit websites without detection.

Those unrestrained days may soon be over.

On Thursday, a federal judge overseeing Mr. Bankman-Fried’s multibillion-dollar fraud case signaled a willingness to jail him for his persistent testing of his confinement’s boundaries, going beyond what prosecutors had asked.

Source: Judge Signals Jail Time if Bankman-Fried’s Internet Access Is Not Curbed – The New York Times