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What’s Behind China’s Ban on NFTs?
May 16, 2022

What’s Behind China’s Ban on NFTs?

By Sara Hsu
Chinese authorities have made it clear that they do not welcome financial elements of the new economy, including NFTs.

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.
How to Strengthen South Korea-US Cooperation on Combatting Cyber-enabled Financial Crime
March 25, 2022

How to Strengthen South Korea-US Cooperation on Combatting Cyber-enabled Financial Crime

By Jason Bartlett
The U.S. and South Korea each possess unique strengths in combatting cyber-enabled financial crime, but their true joint potential is largely untapped. 

How North Korea Might Exploit New Video Games for Crypto
January 21, 2022

How North Korea Might Exploit New Video Games for Crypto

By Jason Bartlett
North Korean hackers are likely to include new play-to-earn (P2E) crypto games within their illicit cyber-enabled financial schemes.

US Citizen Helped North Korea Evade Sanctions Through Blockchain
September 28, 2021

US Citizen Helped North Korea Evade Sanctions Through Blockchain

By Jason Bartlett
Virgil Griffith pled guilty to providing technical advice to North Korea on using cryptocurrency and blockchain technology to evade sanctions.

How Far Has North Korea Come With Cryptocurrency?
September 07, 2018

How Far Has North Korea Come With Cryptocurrency?

By Tae-jun Kang
The idea seems far-fetched, but Pyongyang is actively trying to advance the necessary technology.

Coincheck Cybertheft Sparks Japan Cryptocurrency Overhaul
February 21, 2018

Coincheck Cybertheft Sparks Japan Cryptocurrency Overhaul

By Thisanka Siripala
The theft of $540 million in NEM coins has Japan rushing to implement oversight of the cryptocurrency industry.
Indian Regulators Wary About Bitcoin
October 14, 2017

Indian Regulators Wary About Bitcoin

By Aswin Mannepalli
India, like many other Asian states, is struggling to manage cryptocurrencies.

China’s Crackdown on Cryptocurrency Trading – A Sign of Things to Come
September 21, 2017

China’s Crackdown on Cryptocurrency Trading – A Sign of Things to Come

By Andrew Godwin
The Chinese government is determined to cement its place as a leading rule maker, now in cryptocurrency.

Currency Wars Along the Silk Road
July 27, 2017

Currency Wars Along the Silk Road

By Gregory Gleason
Which will emerge on top in Central Asia: the dollar, the yuan, or even Bitcoin?

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