OFAC Blacklists Binance Wallets Traceable to North Korea

OFAC claims that at least $2 million worth of cryptocurrencies was moved through wallets to fund North Korea’s weapon of mass destruction (WMD) programs. The Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) says it has sanctioned several crypto wallets that have links to North Korea. According to a Tuesday statement, the wallets were being hosted … Read more

Samsung to Work with Bank of Korea for Offline CBDC Payment Using NFC

Samsung and BOK will continue to explore new ways of developing a CBDC ecosystem and leverage the NFC technology to power offline CBDC payments. The latest development in the crypto space is that South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics has decided to work with the central bank – Bank of Korea – in order to … Read more

Terra Luna Co-Founder Do Kwon Owned Zero Property in South Korea

Korean officials have linked approximately 91.4 billion won, worth about $69 million, in digital assets directly to Do Kwon. South Korea officials continue to grill former Terraform Labs co-founder Kwon Do-Hyung, popularly known as Do Kwon, following his arrest earlier last month in Montenegro as he attempted to flee to Dubai. The collapse of Terra … Read more