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North Korean hackers indicted in US for state-led cryptocurrency theft

By Dave Perera
  • 17 Feb 2021 16:11
  • 17 Feb 2021 16:54
US federal prosecutors today unsealed charges against three North Koreans, alleging their participation in a state-led conspiracy to steal and extort more than $1.3 billion, including through the distribution of malicious cryptocurrency trading software.

The indictment names the three men as Jon Chang Hyok, Kim Il and Park Jin Hyok, identifying them

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