Statement on Arrest of Sam Bankman-Fried
Gurbir S. Grewal
Director, Division of Enforcement
Dec. 12, 2022
"We commend our law enforcement partners for working to secure the arrest of Mr. Sam Bankman-Fried in the Bahamas on federal criminal charges. The Securities and Exchange Commission has separately authorized charges relating to Mr. Bankman-Fried’s violations of our securities laws, which will be filed publicly tomorrow in the Southern District of New York."