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S. Korea to Strengthen Alliance With US on Crypto Related Crimes

July 1, 2022, 8:55 AM

South Korea and the US have agreed to enhance cooperation between the two countries’ law enforcement agencies in response to digital crimes related to cryptocurrency, ransomware and antitrust violations, Korea’s justice ministry says in a statement.

  • Pact reached after South Korean Justice Minister Han Dong-hoon met with US Justice Department officials including Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Polite, Jr. and Assistant Attorney General Jonathan Kanter
  • Alliance may include cooperating on Terra collapse and North Korea’s hacking activities, a ministry spokeswoman said by phone
  • NOTE: North Korean Hackers Suspected in $100 Million Harmony Heist

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