New York, Dec 20 – The founder of the bankrupt cryptocurrency platform FTX, the American Sam Bankman-Fried, will be extradited to the United States tomorrow, Wednesday, where he is accused of various fraud charges, once he appears before a court in the Bahamas, where he is being held, the CNBC channel reported.

The channel, which quotes the interim commissioner of Prisons of the Bahamas, Doan Cleare, assures that Bankman-Fried will be transferred to the United States after the conclusion of his third judicial hearing.

CNBC adds that the FTX founder has already signed the documents for his extradition.

Two days ago, various media outlets reported Bankman-Fried’s decision to hand him over to the US authorities to stand trial in federal court in New York.

Bankman-Fried was arrested on December 12 after being charged with alleged crimes of fraud by the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York and for now remains in prison, after a court in the Bahamas denied him release on bail for risk on the run

In the US, the young businessman faces eight charges, including wire fraud, money laundering and violation of political campaign finance laws.

All of them are linked to his management at the head of FTX, which filed for bankruptcy on November 11 after a rapid collapse after many users rushed to withdraw their funds amid reports that questioned the solvency of the company.

The platform, which came to be valued at 32,000 million dollars, could have more than a million creditors around the world. So far, he has admitted that he owes more than $3 billion to his top 50 creditors.

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