Sanctions Weren’t Discussed at North Korea Crypto Conference, Attendee Says
The U.S. government's charges against Virgil Griffith are overblown, says one attendee of the North Korean conference that led to the ethereum developer's arrest.
North Korea may be boosting its monero mining efforts to circumvent sanctions and avoid being tracked.
Prosecutors appear to have a strong case against Virgil Griffith, the ethereum developer charged with conspiring to aid North Korea, legal experts say.
Tensions with Iran may be behind U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s cryptocurrency compliance comments on Wednesday.
Ethereum developer Virgil Griffith pleaded not guilty to a charge of conspiracy to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act on Thursday.
The United Nations says attending North Korea's cryptocurrency conference in February would likely be a violation of sanctions.