According to Friday’s complaint, Griffith asked for – and was denied – permission to travel to North Korea in order to give the presentation, titled “Blockchain and Peace.” Moreover, the complaint said, Griffith subsequently “began formulating plans to facilitate the exchange of Cryptocurrency-1 between the DPRK and South Korea,” despite knowing that this would violate U.S. sanctions against the DPRK.
Over the past seven months, analysts have been wondering when the crypto market is going to revert back to a bull phase. Related Reading: Ripple CEO: These 3 Key Reasons Are Why XRP is Not a Security You see, when Bitcoin started rallying from $ 4,000 higher in early-2019, analysts and investors thought this was the […]
A man suspected of online piracy has had almost US$ 4.3 million in cryptocurrency seized by authorities in New Zealand. Police also seized a further $ 700,000 in bank funds. The funds were restrained by the Criminal Proceeds Recovery act. It is by far the largest seizure of cryptocurrency ever in New Zealand. NZ Authorities […]
A billionaire internet philanthropist claims to have just bought 12 Bitcoin. Bill Pulte, the grandson of successful property developer William John Pulte, is known for extravagant online giveaways in which he bestows chunks of money on random Twitter followers. Pulte recently came out as a big fan of the peer-to-peer digital monetary system. He celebrated […]