South Korean prosecutors’ lookup and seizure marketing campaign on Terra-LUNA and affiliate marketers contains raiding the private house of Terraform Labs cofounder Daniel Shin, or Shin Hyun-seung, amid other individuals on Wednesday, local media noted.
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- Shin, who launched Terraform Labs with current main executive officer (CEO) Do Kwon in 2018, stepped down from his place as CEO in 2020.
- Immediately after lowering his stake in Terraform Labs, Shin went on to build Chai Corporation, a Seoul-dependent payment fintech corporation that was also investigated in the course of this search and seizure.
- Chai Corporation notified consumers in Might in the course of the crash of Terra’s stablecoin and sister cryptocurrency that the firm experienced slice ties with Terra in 2020.
- Daniel Shin also founded e-commerce platform TMON in 2010, which recorded product sales of 129 billion gained (US$98 million) past 12 months.
- Prosecutors raided 15 organizations similar to the Terra-LUNA debacle which include seven cryptocurrency exchanges, which bundled Upbit and Bithumb.
- The whereabouts of Terraform Labs main govt officer Kwon Do-hyung, or Do Kwon, is nevertheless to be determined by the prosecutors, even as he remains lively on Twitter.
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