Maxine Waters praises FTX founder Bankman-Fried for 'candid' interviews after billions go missing

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Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters of California praised disgraced financier Sam Bankman-Fried's "candid" interviews with the press ahead of his hearing before a House committee.

Waters made the comment via social media on Friday. Bankman-Fried is scheduled to testify before the House Financial Services Committee on Dec. 13.

"We appreciate that you've been candid in your discussions about what happened at FTX," Waters said.

She added, "Your willingness to talk to the public will help the company's customers, investors, and others. To that end, we would welcome your participation in our hearing on the 13th."

Bankman-Fried has made appearances for a number of interviews in the past week, discussing the collapse of his crypto-trading firm, FTX.

In his series of media engagements, which included a live discussion with the New York Times, Bankman-Fried has aimed to deflect blame away from FTX management and has denied committing fraud.

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