© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried poses for a picture, in an unspecified location, in this undated handout picture, obtained by Reuters on July 5, 2022. FTX/Handout via REUTERS
NEW YORK (Reuters) – FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried told Reuters on Saturday that he was in the Bahamas, denying speculation on Twitter that he had flown to South America after the exchange filed for bankruptcy and he was removed as chief executive.
When asked by Reuters whether he had flown to Argentina, Bankman-Fried responded in a text message: “Nope”. He told Reuters he was in the Bahamas.