Interpol Issues Red Notice for Do Kwon: Report

Kwon maintains that he is not on the run but his location is unknown after Singapore authorities said he's not in the city-state.

AccessTimeIconSep 26, 2022 at 2:36 a.m. UTC
Updated May 11, 2023 at 4:20 p.m. UTC

Interpol has issued a Red Notice for Terraform Labs co-founder Do Kwon, according to a report from Bloomberg.

A Red Notice is a request to law enforcement worldwide to locate and provisionally arrest a person pending extradition, surrender or similar legal action.

  • Kwon has yet to issue a statement via Twitter, but in prior tweets he has maintained that Terraform Labs is defending itself in multiple jurisdictions.
  • In response to a question on Twitter, Kwon tweeted on Monday that "I’m writing code in my living room." On Sept. 17, he tweeted that "Unless we are friends, have plans to meet, or are involved in a GPS-based Web3 game you have no business knowing my GPS coordinates."
  • It was thought that Kwon was in Singapore, where he maintains a residence, but police have confirmed that he's not there.
  • Prosecutors in South Korea have previously said that Kwon was "obviously on the run" and not cooperating with investigators.

UPDATE (Sept. 26, 17:16 UTC): Added Monday tweet from Kwon.


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