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Pyongyang Pays South Korean Citizens in Crypto to Sell Military Secrets
May 09, 2022

Pyongyang Pays South Korean Citizens in Crypto to Sell Military Secrets

By Jason Bartlett
Cryptocurrency is not only a financial asset to steal and launder, but also a lucrative tool to help fund global espionage and recruit foreign agents.

Russia Eyes Sanctions Workarounds in Energy, Gold, Crypto, and China
March 02, 2022

Russia Eyes Sanctions Workarounds in Energy, Gold, Crypto, and China

By Fatima Hussein
Putin is expected to move funds through smaller banks, lean on energy sales, deal in cryptocurrency, and rely on Russia's relationship with China.
Despite Crime Concerns, Laos Authorizes Cryptocurrency Trial
September 16, 2021

Despite Crime Concerns, Laos Authorizes Cryptocurrency Trial

By Sebastian Strangio
But little good will come from authorizing the mining and trading of the volatile digital currencies.

Kazakhstan’s Cryptocurrency Mining Grows Despite Emissions Worries
September 15, 2021

Kazakhstan’s Cryptocurrency Mining Grows Despite Emissions Worries

By Paolo Sorbello
The increased energy demand could be met by a long-awaited nuclear power plant. 

South Korea Tightens Regulations on Cryptocurrencies
July 03, 2021

South Korea Tightens Regulations on Cryptocurrencies

By Troy Stangarone
Concerned about the potential for financial crimes, Seoul is tightening rules. Critics say it could force cryptocurrencies out of the market altogether.

China Hates Crypto: Message Received
June 22, 2021

China Hates Crypto: Message Received

By Sara Hsu
The current crackdown on mining goes even further in eradicating cryptocurrency activities from China’s economy.

South Korea’s Cryptocurrency Craze
March 03, 2021

South Korea’s Cryptocurrency Craze

By Hayoung Seo
Can a cryptocurrency boom in South Korea give a boost for a centralized digital currency?
Keep an Eye on North Korean Cybercrime as COVID-19 Spreads
March 18, 2020

Keep an Eye on North Korean Cybercrime as COVID-19 Spreads

By Todd Wiesel
Will North Korea turn to cybercrime as COVID-19 crunches its economy?

US Charges 2 Chinese Nationals Over Alleged Cryptocurrency Laundering for North Korea
March 06, 2020

US Charges 2 Chinese Nationals Over Alleged Cryptocurrency Laundering for North Korea

By Ankit Panda
The two Chinese nationals face money laundering charges.

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