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Who is cryptocurrency exec Ryan Salame? In his hometown of Sandisfield, some have no idea. But those who knew him defend his character

Salame speaks from inside Firefly Gastropub (copy)

Sandisfield native Ryan Salame, 29, is an international cryptocurrency tycoon based in the Bahamas who flipped on FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, according to a court filing. People who knew him growing up in the Berkshires say they aren't surprised he did the right thing.


Heather Bellow can be reached at hbellow@berkshireeagle.com or 413-329-6871.

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