Ex-Binance CEO CZ May Be Richest Person Ever in Jail in US – Bloomberg

Should a Seattle judge agree with prosecutors and order him jailed, Zhao would enter the history books as the richest person ever to do time in US federal lockup since his ownership of Binance — and an estimated $43 billion personal fortune tied to it — remain intact. His wealth is likely to grow even bigger as Binance’s business accelerates amid crypto’s latest bull run. And despite relinquishing the chief executive title as part of his deal with the government, Zhao’s lingering influence on the company is hard to miss: Its new board of directors is dominated by his devoted friends, and the mother of three of his children plays a major role in running its operations.

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