Flight Radar Report Reveals FTX Co-Founder’s Non-public Jet Flew to Argentina, SBF Says He is Nonetheless within the Bahamas – Bitcoin Information

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In keeping with Flightradar24’s official Twitter account, probably the most tracked flight at 3:33 a.m. on Nov. 12, 2022, was Sam Bankman-Fried’s (SBF) non-public jet flying from the Bahamas to Argentina. Whereas the flight monitor doesn’t imply SBF took the flight, quite a few folks suspected somebody from SBF’s internal circle did fly out of the Bahamas. The previous FTX CEO, nonetheless, texted Reuters after the flight and instructed the information outlet he didn’t depart the Bahamas.

Former FTX CEO’s Non-public Jet Embarks to Argentina, SBF Claims He Stays within the Bahamas

The previous FTX CEO and frontman, Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF), has been underneath the highlight all week after his alternate, which was as soon as value $32 billion, shuddered and filed for chapter safety.

Following the chapter registration in Delaware, FTX US customers began to complain about withdrawal points. Then reviews on Nov. 12, at round 3:00 a.m. (ET) indicated that FTX wallets might have been hacked. Among the funds have been despatched to Kraken and Kraken’s chief safety officer, Nick Percoco, instructed the general public they’ve recognized the person.

Curiously, roughly across the similar time, folks began to note FTX wallets have been getting drained, Flightradar24’s official Twitter account tweeted about probably the most tracked flight at round 3:33 a.m. on Nov. 12, 2022.

“Most tracked flight proper now,” Flightradar24 wrote. “In keeping with tweets, the founder and former CEO of [FTX] is en path to Argentina after the FTX collapse earlier this week.”

Flight Radar Report Shows FTX Co-Founder's Private Jet Flew to Argentina, SBF Says He's Still in the Bahamas
Flightradar24’s flight tracker was shared by way of Twitter (pictured left). It has been reported that SBF owns and operates a Gulfstream G450 non-public jet (pictured proper).

Some observers of the Flightradar24 tweet, like the favored whistleblower Fatman, didn’t like Flightradar24’s assertion. “Shouldn’t be tweeting this. Zero affirmation or proof of this being SBF,” Fatman replied to Flightradar24’s tweet.

Whereas the radar report does present SBF’s non-public jet did embark to Argentina, there’s no manner of telling who was on the journey with out the official flight logs. Following the hypothesis, the information publication Reuters printed an article that stated SBF didn’t depart the Bahamas.

“When requested by Reuters whether or not he had flown to Argentina, Bankman-Fried responded in a textual content message: ‘Nope.’ He instructed Reuters he was within the Bahamas,” the article’s writer defined.

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Jamie Redman

Jamie Redman is the Information Lead at Bitcoin.com Information and a monetary tech journalist dwelling in Florida. Redman has been an energetic member of the cryptocurrency neighborhood since 2011. He has a ardour for Bitcoin, open-source code, and decentralized purposes. Since September 2015, Redman has written greater than 6,000 articles for Bitcoin.com Information in regards to the disruptive protocols rising immediately.

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