Ethereum researcher Virgil Griffith will have to face the jury for allegedly assisting the North Korean government to evade sanctions through digital currencies.
U.S. authorities arrested Virgil Griffith in November 2019 after he returned from attending a blockchain conference in North Korea.
Ethereum developer Virgil Griffith is still unaware of the exact crimes the U.S. government is charging him with, his lawyers have claimed.
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U.S. government prosecutors have argued against Virgil Griffith defense's attempts to dismiss the case, saying he knowingly and willfully broke the law with his actions.
Former Ethereum developer Virgil Griffith is seeking to have sanctions violation charges against him dismissed.
Virgil Griffith visited North Korea last year to discuss cryptocurrency in violation of international sanctions.
The Ethereum programmer has been released on bail on appeal, amid charges of conspiring with North Korea to develop its understanding of cryptocurrency.
Virgil Griffith has been released from jail pending trial after being arrested for allegedly conspiring to assist North Korea evade sanctions using crypto.