Blockworks sat down with arrested crypto insider Christopher Emms to discuss his ill-fated trip to North Korea
Christopher Emms traveled to North Korea alongside Virgil Griffith for a blockchain conference in 2019, drawing ire of the US
The pair allegedly conspired to violate sanctions by recruiting Griffith to provide crypto and blockchain services to North Korea
Hacker collectives Lazarus Group and APT38 ar responsible for the theft, the FBI said
Hackers stole $625 million last month from the Ronin Network, a sidechain used for play-to-earn game Axie Infinity
Griffith, an Ethereum developer who pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiracy to violate sanctions laws last year, will also pay a $100,000 fine
The charge against Griffith, a former Ethereum developer, surrounds a trip to Pyongyang in 2019, where he gave a presentation on blockchain technology at a conference.