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Virgil Griffith Pleads Innocent in Blockchain North Korea Event Case – Faces Up To 20 Years in Prison if Convicted

36-year-old cryptocurrency specialist  Virgil Griffith – who was recently arrested by American authorities for allegedly helping North Korea use blockchain technology in violation of US sanctions – has pleaded not guilty in court today.  Griffith was formally indicted for “conspiracy to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act,”  and his case was

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USA vs. Virgil Griffith: What We Know (and Don’t) in the Bombshell Crypto Sanctions Case

Prosecutors appear to have a strong case against Virgil Griffith, the ethereum developer charged with conspiring to aid North Korea, legal experts say.For one thing, the mere act of giving a presentation in Pyongyang might have violated the U.S. Treasury Department Office of Foreign Assets Control’s (OFAC) sanctions, depending on

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Virgil Griffith Pleads Not Guilty to Evading U.S. Sanctions in North Korea Jaunt

Ethereum developer Virgil Griffith entered a plea of not guilty Thursday afternoon in a Southern District of New York courthouse. Griffith is charged with conspiring to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act after traveling to North Korea (DRPK) in April 2019 to attend a cryptocurrency conference. If convicted, Griffth,

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Ethereum Dev Virgil Griffith Pleads Not Guilty to Violating North Korea Sanctions

Ethereum developer Virgil Griffith pleaded not guilty to a charge of conspiracy to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act on Thursday. Griffith was arrested in November on allegations he spoke at a cryptocurrency conference in North Korea last year, where he allegedly taught his audience how to use cryptos to

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US Grand Jury Indicts Ethereum Researcher Virgil Griffith Over North Korea Trip

The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York has filed an indictment against Ethereum Foundation researcher Virgil Griffith on Jan. 7.According to a court filing on Jan. 7, a federal grand jury charged Griffith with conspiracy to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act.The act

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Judge Grants Crypto Expert Virgil Griffith $1M Bail in North Korea Case

Virgil Griffith, a tech expert who was arrested last month for travelling to a cryptocurrency conference in North Korea and allegedly provided sensitive information regarding the technology to the country, has been granted $1 million bail and is expected to be released shortly from jail.Griffith had initially been denied bail

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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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