Sam Bankman-Fried prosecutors submit proposed jury instructions for trial


United States prosecutors have put ahead their proposed instructions to the jury forward of the October trial for FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried.

The prolonged 100-page Aug. 21 filing breaks down how prosecutors would really like presiding Judge Lewis Kaplan to instruct the jury in Bankman-Fried’s case primarily based on earlier jury instructions the New York district decide has given in different instances.

Each of the seven costs Bankman-Fried faces — regarding fraud and cash laundering conspiracy together with wire, commodities and securities fraud — had been damaged down.

For every cost, prosecutors prompt how Judge Kaplan ought to current the allegations, the burden of proof or parts the jury wants to search out Bankman-Fried responsible, and the evidence relating to each charge.

In whole, prosecutors had 69 requests for instructing the jury in Bankman-Fried’s trial. Source: CourtListener

Also included had been proposed instructions for detailing how the jury ought to look at the proof, deliberate and are available to a conclusion on whether or not or to not discover Bankman-Fried responsible on every depend.

Such proposals are typical in felony trials however finally Judge Kaplan will determine how he’ll instruct the jury.

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The former FTX chief has been jailed forward of his trial set to start on Oct. 2 and faces one other trial in March 2024 on 5 different counts — he has pleaded not guilty to all costs.

Bankman-Fried is being held on the Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center. Judge Kaplan revoked his bail on Aug. 11 after prosecutors alleged he leaked diary entries from former Alameda Research CEO Caroline Ellison to The New York Times.

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