A cryptocurrency expert was charged with helping North Korea evade sanctions after blockchain …

A cryptocurrency expert was charged with helping North Korea evade sanctions after blockchain talk in Pyongyang

Federal prosecutors accused an American cryptocurrency expert of helping North Korea evade US sanctions with technical knowledge about blockchain platforms. Prosecutors alleged that Virgil Griffith, 36, used his remarks at a North Korean cryptocurrency conference to describe how North Korea could “launder money and evade sanctions” and “achieve independence from the global banking system.”