American programmer faces criminal charges over North Korean trip

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 4:34pm


Earlier this year, an American computer hacker traveled to Pyongyang, North Korea. While he was there, US authorities say, Virgil Griffith gave the North Koreans information on how to evade sanctions and launder money by using cryptocurrencies. Those who know Griffith have a different story to tell. The World's Lydia Emmanouilidou reports.