Shave head, deepen voice and hearken to rap

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FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried has been given some free recommendation on surviving federal jail by former white collar legal Martin Shkreli, often known as “Pharma Bro.”

Shkreli, who spent round 4 years behind bars for securities fraud between 2018 and 2022, stated the currently-on-bail former FTX government ought to think about shaving his head, deepening his voice and talent himself up on gang tradition and rap music.

The previous jail inmate was talking on a Dec. 23 episode of the crypto podcast Unchained, the place he instructed that SBF wanted to rebrand himself for jail, as being a wealthy white child from neighborhood doesn’t “sound nice.”

“Sam isn’t precisely gonna be someone that matches into jail” Shkreli stated, including that his sort of “sensibility doesn’t go over nicely” there, as it is a “very testosterone stuffed, masculine place.”

Alongside “shaving his head,” and “deepening his voice,” Shkreli outlined that SBF must make pals quick and embed himself within the tradition of the jail system. For instance, Pharma Bro stated SBF ought to “ now not say he’s from Standford [University].”

“He additionally doesn’t know something in regards to the streets and legal tradition, my recommendation is to select these issues up as shortly as he can, he ought to be listening to as a lot rap music as attainable, he ought to be attempting all the pieces there may be to learn about gangs.”

“This sounds humorous, however this might save your life,” Shkreli added.

In the meantime, one other former convicted felon, Sam Antar, the previous CFO of the famously corrupt Eighties firm Crazie Eddie, gave Bankman-Fried an alternate piece of recommendation: “JUMP BAIL AND RUN […] They will solely grasp you as soon as.”

Shkreli seems to have developed a knack for giving crypto bad boys unsolicited recommendation about jail. Throughout an appearing on the The UpOnlyTV podcast final month, Shkreli was a visitor alongside Terra/LUNA founder Do Kwon, and advised him:

“I simply need to let you already know jail’s not that dangerous, it’s not the worst factor ever, so don’t fret. I hope it doesn’t occur. But when it does occur, it’s not that dangerous.”

“Good to know,” Kwon replied, reasonably awkwardly.

In an replace on the unfolding SBF drama, the New York Publish reported on Dec. 26 that staff had been noticed on Monday putting in safety cameras outdoors his dad and mom home in Palo Alto, the place the FTX founder is staying while on house arrest.

Safety digital camera’s being put in: Photograph by David G. McIntyre by way of the New York Publish

Because it stands, SBF is required to put on an ankle monitor, and may solely depart his home for train and therapy for psychological well being and substance abuse. He additionally has stringent limits on what funds he could make.

He’s set to face the courts once more in early January.