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North Koreans Stole $100M From Crypto Firms, US Alleges

North Koreans Stole $100M From Crypto Firms, US Alleges



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  1. Could we get some specifics here? I feel like people would notice crypto disappearing from their accounts.

    Unless that’s why Binance has been giving people such a hard time about trying to pull out their money.

  2. tldr

    The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has charged three North Korean computer programmers with theft and extortion on various allegations, including stealing over $100 million in cryptocurrencies between 2017 and 2020.

    The thefts are part of a broader conspiracy in which the alleged hackers stole over $1.3 billion, [the DOJ announced Wednesday](https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/three-north-korean-military-hackers-indicted-wide-ranging-scheme-commit-cyberattacks-and). In a related second case, a Canadian-American was charged with participating in a money-laundering scheme.

    In a statement, Assistant Attorney General John Demers said, “As laid out in today’s indictment, North Korea’s operatives, using keyboards rather than guns, stealing digital wallets of cryptocurrency instead of sacks of cash, are the world’s leading bank robbers.”

  3. We all know that they just lend it out for greater purpose of the benefit of the overall population ofc to invest into dogecoin and put their own dogecoin on the moon before elon musk

  4. tldr; The US Department of Justice has charged three North Korean computer programmers with theft and extortion. The hackers allegedly stole over $1.3 billion in cryptocurrencies between 2017 and 2020. The thefts are part of a broader conspiracy in which the alleged hackers stole over £1.5 billion.

    *This summary is auto generated by a bot and not meant to replace reading the original article. As always, DYOR.*

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