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Chinese Citizens Launder $100M for North Korean Crypto Hackers

In a case that reveals the extent to which North Korea has been using crypto to circumvent international sanctions, two Chinese nationals were charged with laundering more than $100mn...

Christina Comben | 11 months ago
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Looking at Crypto’s 2020 Outlook Through the Politico-Economic Lens

The impact of 2020’s economic and political events could have a lasting effect on the future of crypto assets, although it is unclear what the final result may be. Most people...

Ali | 1 year ago
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North Korean Crypto Social Media Monitoring on the Rise

Recent reports by the South Korean press warned that North Korea might be expanding its crypto social media monitoring.  Yesterday’s report by NK Economy claims that North...

Ali | 1 year ago
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Ethereum Researcher Arrested by FBI but ETH Price Unfazed

Ethereum Foundation member Virgil Griffith was arrested on Thursday for traveling to North Korea to hold presentations regarding crypto and blockchain technologies and their use for...

Ali | 1 year ago
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Trump Administration Goes After North Korean Bitcoin Hackers

The U.S. Treasury has announced sanctions targeting North Korean cybercrime syndicates responsible for over $2 billion in bitcoin exchange hacks. OFAC Sanctions North Korean Bitcoin...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 1 year ago
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North Korea Denies Cryptocurrency Heists Totaling $2 Billion

Reports of Pyongyang amassing wealth to fund its weapons program have been widely circulated. However, the North Korea regime has denied allegations of carrying out multiple hacks on...

Martin Young | 1 year ago
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UN: North Korea Accumulating Cryptocurrency For Weapons Programs

A recent report by the United Nations has revealed that North Korea has amassed billions of dollars for its weapons programs. The loot has been pilfered from cyber-attacks and...

Martin Young | 1 year ago
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New Rules Make Korean Bitcoin Exchanges Liable for Customer Losses

Bithumb is one of five South Korean bitcoin exchanges that has adopted a new directive which mandates that platforms be liable for losses whether not they occur due to negligence on...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 years ago
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North Korea Cryptocurrency Report Urges Southeast Asia To ‘Mitigate’ Threat

A new report into the alleged use of cryptocurrency by North Korea claims the whole of Southeast Asia is “vulnerable” to state actors. RUSI: North Korea Has ‘Gone To...

Esther Kim | 2 years ago
Sanctions Evasion and Cryptocurrency Mining in North Korea

Mining Crypto and Evading Sanctions in North Korea

Cybersecurity and anti-money laundering experts believe that North Korea could be using cryptocurrencies to acquire USD. The country is likely developing its own cryptocurrency and...

Eustace Cryptus | 2 years ago
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North Korea to Host Its First Blockchain Conference

Blockchain industry experts are expected to attend North Korea’s first international blockchain conference in Pyongyang and even engage in dialogue with local business officials...

Bhushan Akolkar | 2 years ago

Trump Pump! PotCoin Surges 20% as Unofficial North Korea Summit Sponsor

US president Donald Trump inadvertently caused cannabis-focused altcoin PotCoin to jump 20 percent after his summit with Kim Jong-un. Rodman Showcases ‘Support’ — And...

Wilma Woo | 3 years ago

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