Montenegro’s prime justice official has privately stated he plans to ship disgraced crypto tycoon Do Kwon to the U.S. moderately than South Korea to face legal prices, individuals conversant in the matter stated.
Kwon—who has been jailed within the Balkan nation since March—has been the main target of an international tug-of-war as each the U.S. and South Korea search his extradition. Prosecutors in each nations wish to put Kwon on trial for fraud and securities-law violations in reference to the $40 billion crash of his TerraUSD and Luna cryptocurrencies in Might 2022. Kwon is a South Korean citizen.
A Montenegro court docket final month accredited Kwon’s extradition, however left it as much as Justice Minister Andrej Milovic to resolve whether or not to ship him to the U.S. or South Korea. Milovic has not but introduced his resolution and is unlikely to take action till the nation’s courts have dominated on a last-ditch attraction by Kwon in opposition to the court docket ruling.