The collapse of a cryptocurrency billionaire’s fortunes and the bankruptcy of his business is being used by some social media users to weave a money laundering story involving US aid to Ukraine and contributions from campaign to the Democrats.

The publications provide no evidence of the scheme. They note that former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried was a Democratic megadonor and that FTX had ties to a fundraising site that helps people donate cryptocurrency for the Battle of Ukraine. against Russia. But the posts then confuse the fundraising site with the tens of billions of dollars the US has sent to Ukraine.

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