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

FTX recovers $5 billion in cash and crypto to repay customers

The collapsed exchange has found more than 9 million accounts; it’s unclear how many will be made whole.

January 11, 2023

SEC charges McDonald’s ex-CEO with misrepresenting his 2019 firing

The SEC sued former McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook for misleading investors about inappropriate workplace relationships that led to his firing.

January 9, 2023

U.S. subpoenas hedge funds in probe of crypto exchange Binance

The federal probe into Binance is unfolding at a time of deep uncertainty in the crypto industry.

January 7, 2023

Coinbase to pay $100 million over lax money laundering safeguards

Coinbase, the largest U.S.-based crypto exchange, reached a $100 million deal with regulators over “significant failures” guarding against money laundering.

January 4, 2023

Bankman-Fried to be released on $250 million bond, live with parents

The disgraced former cryptocurrency mogul will remain confined to his parents’ home in Palo Alto, Calif., until his Jan. 3 arraignment.

December 22, 2022

Two Bankman-Fried colleagues plead guilty to fraud

Caroline Ellison and Gary Wang admit they helped the disgraced crypto mogul divert funds and are now aiding U.S. prosecutors.

December 21, 2022

Bankman-Fried set to return to U.S. from Bahamas to face charges

The former CEO of the crypto exchange FTX is expected to be arraigned soon in federal court in Manhattan.

December 21, 2022

Bankman-Fried agrees to extradition from Bahamas to face U.S. charges

Former crypto CEO’s decision could expedite the resolution of the criminal and civil cases against him.

December 19, 2022

Bankman-Fried says he was careless at FTX. Prosecutors say it’s fraud.

Federal authorities are arguing Sam Bankman-Fried orchestrated a massive fraud, despite the former crypto CEO's insistence he was just in over his head.

December 15, 2022

Lawmakers grapple with sheer size of FTX’s missing billions

After Sam Bankman-Fried was charged with multiple financial crimes, the Senate Banking Committee considered proposals for tighter industry regulation.

December 14, 2022