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North Korea Crypto Hacking Scheme Lands US-Canadian Citizen 11 Years in Prison - Decrypt

North Korea Crypto Hacking Scheme Lands US-Canadian Citizen 11 Years in Prison - Decrypt


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A Canadian-American citizen who laundered funds for North Korean military hackers using wire transfers and crypto exchanges has been sentenced to 11 years in prison and ordered to pay $30 million in restitution by a U.S.

In early 2020, the Department of Justiceindictedthree members of North Korea's military intelligence agency with attempting to steal over $1.3 billion via a multitude of extortion plots and cyberattacks, including over $100 million in thefts from cryptocurrency companies and a cyberattack on Sony Pictures as retribution for its production of "The Interview," a farcical take on the isolated nation and its leader.

The North Korean defendants remain at large and likely free from the U.S.'s grasp, as the two countries do not have an extradition agreement, although the U.S

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