SBF, the former CEO of FTX, said in his first tweet after his arrest in the Bahamas that he had nothing to do with funds moved from Alameda Research.
The ex-CEO, who was released after his bail was paid, stated that he did not carry the funds.
SBF Returns to Twitter
Responding to a report by Cointelegraph, SBF said it was not responsible for these:
None of these are me. I'm not and couldn't be moving any of those funds; I don't have access to them anymore.https://t.co/5Gkin30Ny5
— SBF (@SBF_FTX) December 30, 2022
Ethereum wallet addresses associated with Alameda Research bought ETH and USDT on Wednesday before being swapped for Bitcoin, according to on-chain data. According to transaction data on Etherscan, Alameda-linked wallets seem to be selling cryptocurrencies such as Lido, DOT and UNI for ETH and USDT.
Bankman-Fried was released on bail of $250 million on December 24. The discredited CEO was arrested in the Bahamas on December 12 for crimes such as money laundering, electronic fraud and securities fraud.
According to sources from The Wall Street Journal, Bankman-Fried will not plead guilty to eight fraud charges in next week’s hearing.