Tory Newmyer

Washington, D.C.

National reporter focused on economic policy

Education: Columbia University, BA in American history

Tory Newmyer came to The Washington Post in 2017 from Fortune, where he spent seven years as the magazine's Washington correspondent. Before working at Fortune, Newmyer covered campaign finance, lobbying and Capitol Hill for Roll Call. He started his career as a local government reporter at the Chattanooga Times Free Press.
Latest from Tory Newmyer

Inside Sam Bankman-Fried’s courtship of a Washington regulator

The FTX executive wanted the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to oversee crypto. So did the CFTC’s boss, Rostin Behnam.

November 28, 2022

Crypto exchange has substantial ‘missing’ assets, FTX lawyer says

At a bankruptcy hearing, the lawyer for the company said the assets were either stolen or missing.

November 22, 2022

Sam Bankman-Fried charmed Washington. Then his crypto empire imploded.

He founded a popular crypto exchange, amassing incredible wealth and political clout in just a few years. In one week, everything collapsed.

November 12, 2022

FTX chief Sam Bankman-Fried resigns as firm files for bankruptcy

The Justice Department, SEC, and CFTC have all opened inquiries into the business operations of faltering crypto exchange FTX

November 11, 2022

Crypto chaos continues as Binance drops bid to buy rival FTX

Binance, the world's largest crypto exchange, said it is dropping its offer to buy rival FTX after a review of the company turned up serious problems.

November 10, 2022

Binance agrees to buy rival FTX in major crypto shake-up

Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange, says it is buying rival FTX, run by Democratic mega-donor Sam Bankman-Fried.

November 8, 2022

Justice Department announces seizure of $3.4 billion in stolen bitcoin

The digital assets were stolen a decade ago from dark web marketplace Silk Road. It's the United States' largest-ever crypto seizure.

November 7, 2022

Texas regulator probes crypto platform FTX and CEO Sam Bankman-Fried

Texas's financial regulator is investigating crypto exchange FTX and its CEO, Sam Bankman-Fried, for offering investments that potentially violated state law.

October 17, 2022

Crypto regulations are on the front burner this week

Washington is the center of the world for the cryptocurrency industry

October 11, 2022

Kim Kardashian to pay $1.26 million in SEC crypto case

The SEC is charging the entrepreneur with promoting a cryptocurrency on her Instagram account without disclosing how much she was paid to do so.

October 6, 2022