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The best stuff Sam Bankman-Fried’s parents bought using FTX money

An object lesson in filial piety! | Illustration: The Verge; Image: Getty Images

The lawyers who represent what’s left of FTX filed suit against Sam Bankman-Fried’s parents, saying they “exploited their access and influence within the FTX enterprise to enrich themselves, directly and indirectly, by millions of dollars.” The point of the suit is to get that money back so it can be paid out to the people FTX owes.

Before all this, Barbara Fried and Joseph Bankman were already well-known and respected Stanford Law School professors. Last week, Bloomberg dropped a fascinating profile of the two of them.

Fried “has written extensively on questions of distributive justice, in the areas of tax policy, property theory and political theory,” according to her Stanford profile. She also ran a donor network for Democratic…

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