July 06, 2022

U.S. jury formally indicts researcher for blockchain lecture in North Korea

One of Virgil Griffith's alleged accomplices expected to be arrested soon, court documents say

Correction at 1400 KST: A previous version of this article stated that Virgil Griffith had been released on bail last month, when it fact he was released this Thursday.

A U.S. grand jury this week formally indicted an American blockchain researcher for a controversial April 2019 lecture at a cryptocurrency conference in North Korea, court papers revealed Thursday.