FTX founder denies suggestions of fraud

Updated December 1 2022 - 10:18am, first published 10:16am
FTX filed for bankruptcy and Sam Bankman-Fried stepped down as chief executive on November 11. (AP PHOTO)

The founder and former CEO of now-bankrupt crypto exchange FTX has attempted to distance himself from any suggestion of fraud in his first public appearance since his company's collapse stunned investors and left creditors facing losses totalling billions of dollars.