By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

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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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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