Ethereum dev to be released pending trial amid claims charges against him are exaggerated

Virgil Griffith, the Ethereum developer arrested last week after allegedly traveling to North Korea to give a talk on cryptocurrency, will be released from prison pending trial after a judge ruled there was enough evidence to move a case against him. At the same time, an Italian man who allegedly attended the same cryptocurrency in North Korea has said the charges against Griffith are exaggerated, CoinDesk reports. As previously reported by Hard Fork, Griffith is accused of breaking the International Emergency Economic Powers Act after he allegedly explained to North Korea how blockchain could be leveraged to evade US sanctions. “The…
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