Category Archive For "sanctions"
The U.S. government issued a $5 million bounty to the supervisor of the Petro, but court documents suggest that crypto has little to do with alleged sanction evasion schemes.
Iran’s president has tasked officials at the central bank and ministries of energy, communications and IT with drafting plans for a national cryptocurrency mining strategy.
Iran’s parliament votes to institute a new currency as coronavirus and sanctions hyperinflate the rial and local Bitcoin prices skyrocket relative to official exchanges.
A special delegate of the North Korean government has told Cointelegraph that Kim Jong-un is in good health and that Bitcoin will help the regime fight imperialism
The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control sanctioned two Chinese nationals accused of laundering cryptocurrency that was stolen in a 2018 crypto exchange hack, in connection with Lazarus Group
According to a new report, North Korean internet usage is up as state actors use it as a means for raising revenues and skirting sanctions
Ethereum Foundation researcher Virgil Griffith was indicted for violating international sanctions after giving a talk in North Korea
Malaysia supports President of Iran’s idea of creating a Muslim cryptocurrency as a means to confront the economic dominance of the U.S.
Atlanta (CNN Business)A US computer researcher appeared in federal court in Los Angeles on Monday, accused of advising North Korea how to use cryptocurrency to avoid sanctions, according to the United States Attorney’s Office.Virgil Griffith, 36, who lives in Singapore, was arrested at the Los Angeles International Airport last week. A criminal complaint against him…
A U.S. citizen who traveled to North Korea to deliver a presentation on how to use blockchain and crypto to avoid sanctions was arrested at LAX
What do we know about North Korea’s cryptocurrency development and why is the most isolated country in the world showing interest in digital money?
Venezuelan P2P trade continues to flourish despite government efforts to drive adoption of the country’s controversial oil-backed cryptocurrency
“God Almighty, I am a rebel. I’m an outrage to the stability of the U.S. corrupt government” — John McAfee talks to Cointelegraph about living on the run and the future of crypto adoption