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Sources: Virgil Griffith Wanted to Ship Ethereum Mining Equipment to North Korea

Virgil Griffith, a US citizen, a programmer and a cryptocurrency expert, was arrested last week on the grounds of aiding North Korea in violating international sanctions placed on the country.Now, new report indicates that he had previously told his peers about his plans to arrange a shipment of crypto mining

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Ethereum Dev Arrested After Speaking at North Korea Crypto Conference

Virgil Griffith, a developer who currently works with the Ethereum Foundation, has been arrested upon arrival in the US after speaking at the Pyongyang Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference in North Korea in April. The United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York announced on Friday that Griffith had been

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US Citizen Accused of Helping North Korea to Evade Sanctions with Crypto

Virgil Griffith, a US citizen and a programmer, has been accused of violating International Emergency Economic Powers Act (“IEEPA”).The accusation comes after Virgil allegedly traveled to North Korea to deliver a presentation about how the country can use cryptocurrency and blockchain technology to move around all the sanctions that have

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American Citizen Arrested For Educating North Korea On Blockchain And Crypto

Today United States prosecutors announced the arrest of Virgil Griffith, who allegedly traveled to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to deliver a presentation on how to use cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology to circumvent sanctions.According to the November 29 announcement, the 36-year-old Griffith was arrested at the Los

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The UN: North Korea Laundered Money via Hong Kong-Based Blockchain Company

The United Nations is accusing North Korea of using a blockchain firm in Hong Kong to carry out money laundering schemes and other illicit activities. The English version of the Korean news outlet Chosun reported that the UN Security Council’s Sanctions Committee has initiate the investigation on North Korea regarding

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Crypto Tracking Helps Uncover a Huge Global Child Porn Ring Based in South Korea

Thanks to the tracking characteristics of blockchain technology, United States authorities have been able to uncover the largest international child porn ring ever.It is no news that crypto coins can (and are being) used to finance illegal activities. These activities range from (but are not limited to) aiding money laundering

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