DOJ charges 3 with participating in cyber conspiracy which circumvented sanctions

A federal indictment has been unsealed charging 3 North Korean computer programmers with participating in a conspiracy to launch cyber-attacks against financial institutions and companies to steal over $1.3 billion of funds and cryptocurrency. Amongst other charges, the defendants are alleged to have developed and marketed a marine chain token, supported by a blockchain, for the purpose of evading US …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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