SBF obtained particular remedy inside Bahamian jail: Report

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Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried, who was remanded to the infamous Fox Hill Jail in Nassau, Bahamas, pending an investigation into the collapse of his alternate, had a unique expertise than many different prisoners. 

According to the Monetary Occasions, Bankman-Fried was held within the sickbay the place he had entry to a bathroom, working water, a TV, native newspapers, crossword puzzles, and lots of different perks, together with vegan meals. Nameless jail officers disclosed that the previous CEO spent his days watching the information and studying articles about himself.

SBF’s jail expertise seems to have been very totally different from what many different prisoners endure of their overcrowded, poorly ventilated, rat-infested jail cells, the place they’re pressured to sleep on the ground utilizing makeshift playing cards. In contrast to different prisoners held at Fox Hill, the previous CEO slept in a cot within the sick bay, which was occupied by solely 4 different males.

A human rights report published by the U.S. State Department in 2021 revealed that situations at Fox Hill were “harsh,” as prisoners suffered from overcrowding, poor diet, and insufficient sanitation and medical care. The report additionally alleged instances of bodily abuse by correctional officers.

The report revealed that “maximum-security cells for males measured roughly six toes by 10 toes and held as much as six individuals with no mattresses or bathroom amenities.” It additionally detailed the next situations:

“Inmates eliminated human waste by bucket. Prisoners complained of the shortage of beds and bedding. Some inmates developed bedsores from mendacity on naked floor. Sanitation was a normal drawback, and cells have been infested with rats, maggots, and bugs.”

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On Dec. 22, Cointelegraph reported that SBF was preparing to be extradited to the U.S. A press release from The Bahamas Lawyer Normal Ryan Pinder confirmed that Bankman-Fried was scheduled to depart The Bahamas for america on the evening of Dec. 22.