An worker of FTX’s charity wing recruited by FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried is making an attempt to receives a commission $275,000, the rest of his claimed 2022 wage bonus.
Ross Rheingans-Yoo’s attorneys argued in a Nov. 13 courtroom submitting that solely $375,000 of his $650,000 bonus was paid by FTX. They declare the remaining funds have been owed when the crypto alternate filed for chapter in November 2022.
Rheingans-Yoo’s newest submitting is available in response to FTX’s objection filed on Oct. 30.
Rheingans-Yoo shared a part of a Google Doc created by Bankman-Fried that laid out his employment phrases on the FTX Basis, which got here with a $100,000 base wage. He claimed Bankman-Fried instructed him in memo
Rheingans-Yoo iterated he was not a part of Bankman-Fried’s “internal circle” and wasn’t conscious that FTX misappropriated buyer funds along with his attorneys including:
“As a substitute, Rheingans-Yoo was a trustworthy worker who discovered himself in a large number he didn’t create.”
Rheingans-Yoo claims he’s entitled to an additional $650,000 particularly to donate to charity, a prepetition wage fee of about $5,700 and a post-petition wage of a minimum of $62,800.
Advisers declare FTX has already totally paid Rheingans-Yoo his bonus as a result of he elected to have the award partially repaid by way of choices within the agency’s company associates earlier than it filed for chapter.
Nevertheless, Rheingans-Yoo denies that declare.
The destiny of Rheingans-Yoo’s bonus might be decided by a Delaware chapter decide who’s overseeing FTX’s Chapter 11 chapter.
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FTX sued Rheingans-Yoo’s Latona Biosciences Group, Bankman-Fried and a number of other different defendants in July to return $71.6 million in investments and donations allegedly despatched to varied life science corporations.
FTX seeks to recuperate by means of avoidance of transfers of $71.5m from
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— Sunil (FTX Creditor Champion) (@sunil_trades) July 20, 2023
The crypto alternate claims Rheingans-Yoo and Bankman-Fried personally benefited from the investments and donations however FTX and Alameda Analysis didn’t.
“Every of those transfers was made with the intent to hinder, delay, or defraud current or future collectors, a truth recognized by the FTX Basis, Latona, and Bankman-Fried.”
Rheingans-Yoo claims his work at Latona, which concerned analyzing potential recipients, talking with their founders and executives and conducting due diligence, would’ve produced “constructive outcomes for society.”
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