in crypto case “Interpol Urged to Extradite Do Kwon by South Korea Amid Legal Turmoil in Crypto Investigation”


Recently, South Korea has sought assistance from Interpol to extradite Do Kwon, the co-founder of Terra, from Montenegro. Kwon, who has been accused of securities fraud, has successfully appealed against previous extradition orders from the high court.

The Montenegrin court has also revoked the U.S. extradition order against Kwon, citing the defence’s appeal on the order’s validity. This development highlights the complex nature of international legal proceedings and the challenges of cross-border criminal investigations.

Kwon has been under scrutiny from both U.S. and South Korean authorities for his alleged involvement in the collapse of the Terra ecosystem in May 2022, resulting in significant losses for investors. Despite his denials, both authorities continue to pursue legal action against him.

In their pursuit of justice, South Korean authorities have turned to global law enforcement agencies for assistance. This case has significant implications for regulatory enforcement and investor protection in the cryptocurrency industry.

As the situation unfolds, stakeholders closely monitor the developments. In the meantime, South Korea remains determined to hold Kwon accountable for his alleged fraudulent activities.

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