Post navigation Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO of Alameda Research, had a bail hearing for charges of securities fraud and extortion. He was granted a $25 million bail that includes a mix of cash, Bitcoin, and real estate. Bankman-Fried agreed to not engage in any activity that has to do with securities trading while the legal process plays out. A California judge has been charged with the murder of his wife after her body was found in their San Francisco home. He has been arraigned on the charges and will remain in custody until his trial. The motive of his crime is still unknown.