SkyBridge Capital Co-founder says “I thought SBF was the Mark Zuckerberg of crypto”


Anthony Scaramucci shared his past opinion on the FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) and confirmed that he was trusting him as a best Crypto leader. 

In a recent interview with Cointelegraph, Anthony Scaramucci, co-founder of SkyBridge Capital, talked about FTX co-founder & former CEO SBF and said that he was thinking about SBF as a Mark Zuckerberg of the Crypto industry. 

“I thought he was the Mark Zuckerberg of crypto. I didn’t realize he was Bernie Madoff. And that’s something I have to own. And so I own it.”

Anthony said that he is happy to share his past & current contradictory opinion over SBF because it will help other people to understand & learn new things in this sector. 

“I like speaking about it because if I can prevent somebody else from having a calamity like that, just from learning from us,” Anthony explained.

In a previous interview, SkyBridge’s co-founder said that his company plans to buy back the company’s 30% stakes from the FTX exchange sometime in 2023. 

FTX exchange bankruptcy

At present, SBF is on bail on behalf of a $250 million bail bond. He is facing 10 fraud charges, which he did with huge numbers of Crypto investors with the help of the FTX exchange. 

Allegedly, SBF used FTX users’ funds for personal benefits like high-value real-estate property purchases, and private jets. He also funded his company Alameda Research with the help of FTX’s funds without any consent of the FTX customers or disclosure, which was illegal. 

In early of Nov 2022, Exchange failed to give withdrawal of crypto assets and finally on 11 Nov filed for bankruptcy under the chapter 11 code in a US district bankruptcy court. 

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