US cryptocurrency expert Virgil Griffith charged with helping North Korea evade sanctions

Published: 30/11/2019
US cryptocurrency expert Virgil Griffith charged with helping North Korea evade sanctions
Source: WWW.SCMP.COM

A prominent American cryptocurrency expert has been charged for travelling to North Korea to teach the regime to use blockchain technology to evade economic sanctions, the United States Department of Justice said.Virgil Griffith, 36, was charged with violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, which prohibits US nationals from exporting goods, services or technology to North Korea w

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