Nishad Singh, Indian-origin engineer at FTX, pleads guilty to fraud charges


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A 27-year-old Indian-origin engineer at a crypto asset trading platform has pleaded guilty to charges of commodities fraud. Nishad Singh was the former co-lead engineer of FTX Trading Ltd. He is facing federal charges for his role in a multiyear scheme to defraud equity investors in FTX, the crypto trading platform started by Singh along with Samuel Bankman-Fried and Gary Wang. In December last year, federal authorities had charged Bankman-Fried with orchestrating a scheme to defraud equity investors in FTX. The Securities and Exchange Commission charged Singh Tuesday. In a parallel action, the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District...