Cryptocurrency Expert Virgil Griffith Pleads Guilty To Helping North Korea Bypass Sanctions

Virgil Griffith, a 38-year-old US citizen, pleaded guilty in Manhattan United States District Court to conspiring to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, a charge for which he could face up to two decades in prison. Griffith, who will be sentenced in January, has made a name for himself as a developer of Ethereum, a platform for buying digital money.

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