If found guilty of the charges, Alejandro Cao de Benos and Christopher Emms faces up to 20 years in prison. Currently, both individuals remain at large.
Former Ethereum developer Virgil Griffith received a 63-month prison sentence for teaching North Koreans how to use digital currencies to evade sanctions.
Virgil Griffith had pleaded guilty in September 2021 to conspiracy to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, the foundational statute which powers the U.S. sanctions regime.
China's crackdown on cryptocurrency intensifies with a blanket ban on all digital currency transactions and mining.
Ethereum, the self-proclaimed “world computer,” has a serious case of the ‘I Don’t Like Mondays’ after a series of public relations black eyes.
Judge Castel has ordered Ethereum researcher Virgil Griffith to go back to jail until his trial begins in September 2021.
Ethereum researcher Virgil Griffith has violated his bail by attempting to gain access to an account he controls on a cryptocurrency exchange.
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.
This week’s top story is about a Bitcoin trading platform that offers no sign-up and frictionless Know-Your-Customer (KYC) process.