FTX’s Bankman-Fried appeals jailing as trial nears | Reuters

Sam Bankman-Fried has appealed a decision to jail him for alleged witness tampering ahead of his Oct. 3 trial over the collapse of his FTX cryptocurrency exchange.

In a filing late on Friday night with the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Bankman-Fried’s lawyers said the 31-year-old former billionaire simply exercised his First Amendment rights by sharing writings by his former colleague and romantic partner Caroline Ellison with a New York Times reporter.

Source: FTX’s Bankman-Fried appeals jailing as trial nears | Reuters