Sam Bankman-Fried is low on meds, dwelling on $3 peanut butter in jail

AliXswap | Sam Bankman-Fried is low on meds, dwelling on $3 peanut butter in jail

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried has seemingly been doing it robust behind bars, consuming solely bread with peanut butter to accommodate his vegan eating regimen, whereas exhausting his provide of prescription remedy.

In the identical listening to the place Bankman-Fried pleaded not responsible to seven fraud-related costs, Bankman-Fried’s legal professionals pleaded for the previous FTX CEO to obtain higher remedy inside Brooklyn’s infamous Metropolitan Detention Heart (MDC), in accordance to an Aug. 22 transcript shared by the Interior Metropolis Press.

Bankman-Fried’s attorneys claimed that as a result of lack of vegan choices supplied by the jail, he had been compelled to subsist on a eating regimen of bread, peanut butter and water. The previous FTX boss refused to eat the “flesh eating regimen” being served on the MDC.

Bankman-Fried’s lawyer, Mark Cohen, famous that his shopper hadn’t acquired his ADHD remedy since arriving in jail and was “fearful” they’d run out.

“My shopper takes Adderall… And like many individuals on this planet, he follows a vegan eating regimen. He had not acquired his Adderall in any respect, within the final 11 days,” mentioned Cohen.

Cointelegraph uncovered a commissary checklist from 2020 which reveals that SBF could possibly be paying $3.15 for peanut butter on a menu that consists virtually fully of meat, dairy and quick meals.

U.S. Federal Courtroom Decide Sarah Netburn mentioned she’d look additional into Bankman-Fried’s remedy.

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Bankman-Fried’s authorized workforce argued that his imprisonment was impacting their skill to organize for his upcoming trials — the primary of which is scheduled for Oct. 2 this 12 months.

“There are critical Sixth Modification points. Our shopper can not put together for trial. He was remanded since August 11. No discovery for 11 days, six weeks from trial. It’s voluminous, it could solely be reviewed on-line. We’ve got been provided solely fictions as options.”

On Aug. 21 Decide Kaplan ordered that Bankman-Fried may contact his legal professionals in a one-time launch on Aug. 22. He was allowed entry to at least one internet-enabled laptop computer related to at least one WiFi system.

In the latest listening to, Bankman-Fried’s legal professionals mentioned they’d acquired a proposal the place he would doubtlessly have the ability to go to the New York courthouse two days per week from 9am to 3pm.

Nonetheless, they famous that Bankman-Fried would solely be given entry to a pencil and paper and must talk with them by urgent what he’d written towards the glass barrier between them.

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