People familiar with the matter: Ethereum developers did not discuss sanctions at North Korean cryptocurrency conference

According to Coindesk, Fabio Pietrosanti, an Italian citizen who also participated in the North Korean cryptocurrency conference in April, said that the US government's allegations against his friend, Ethereum developer Virgil Griffith, were exaggerated. He said that "sanctions are not the subject of (the meeting) at all." Previously, US authorities arrested Virgil Griffith, an Ethereum developer, accusing him of helping North Korea escape sanctions.