north korea crypto activity

Recent reports by the South Korean press warned that North Korea might be expanding its crypto social media monitoring. 

Yesterday’s report by NK Economy claims that North Korean firm Marine Chain is actively keeping an eye on leading names in the crypto and blockchain space

This would not have mattered for most other companies, but for Marine Chain, it has a particular significance. It is no secret that the company is an outright crypto scam.

Originally established in Hong Kong back in April 2018, it was specifically mentioned a few months ago, during the UN Security Council in September 2019. The crypto company’s name came up while the Council discussed the North Korea sanctions report, and the Council established that it is a shell firm.

Meanwhile, the firm itself offered to sell crypto tokens that would help buyers digitize…

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