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The setbacks of tech inspire Hollywood


DECRYPTION - Series, films, documentaries… Projects are multiplying around the bankruptcy of FTX. Others are underway on Facebook, after Uber and Theranos.

We didn't have to wait long.

A few hours, at most.

No sooner had FTX, the world's second largest cryptocurrency platform, filed for bankruptcy on November 11, than the first rights to adapt this 3.0 scandal were already making the rounds in Hollywood.

The profile of the protagonist of this incredible bankruptcy is, to say the least, singular.

At just 30 years old, the founder of FTX, Sam Bankman-Fried, nicknamed "SBF", is the new child prodigy of Silicon Valley.

So much so that Fortune


is wondering this summer: isn't this recent multi-billionaire, one of the youngest in the world, the next Warren Buffet?


A few months later, the whole world discovers, amazed, that the rock star of cryptocurrencies, under his looks of a shaggy and lanky teenager, actually hides a Bernard Madoff in basketball and shorts.

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Tech, lies and betrayal… A true story decidedly too good to escape the wolves of Beverly Hills and their cameras.


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Source: lefigaro

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