A fifth superseding indictment was unsealed Tuesday morning against Sam Bankman-Fried, charging the FTX founder with conspiracy to violate the anti-bribery provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act through a cryptocurrency payment to Chinese officials.

Bankman-Fried allegedly directed the bribe payment after Chinese law enforcement officials froze crypto trading accounts associated with his crypto hedge fund, Alameda, in early 2021.

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