North Korea states that it didn’t steal crypto to fund its nuclear program. The country brushed off all accusations as "rumors" that are spread by the US.
The United States and other hostile forces are now spreading ill-hearted rumors," North Korea's state-run KCNA news agency reported.
The DPNK officials further claim that "hostile forces" are vying to tarnish the country’s reputation.
According to a U.N. study, which was earlier covered by U.Today, North Korea pilfered more than $2 bln worth of crypto and fiat to fund its weapons of mass destruction.
Kim Jong-un's authoritarian regime would target crypto exchanges and financial institutions that are primarily based in the South-Asian region.