Tag: Coinbase Inc

Crypto’s Wild D.C. Ride: From FTX at the Fed to a Scramble for Access

Cryptocurrency lobbyists were riding so high in early 2022 that an FTX executive felt comfortable directly emailing Jerome H. Powell, the chair of the Federal Reserve, to ask him to meet with Sam Bankman-Fried, the soon-to-be-disgraced founder of the cryptocurrency exchange. It worked. “The day that would work for me is February 1,” Mr. Powell […]

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