South Korea uncovers about $600m in illegal cryptocurrency trade

South Korea has uncovered illegal cryptocurrency foreign exchange trading worth nearly 600 million dollars, a sign authorities are tightening the regulatory-screws on the digital-asset that many global-policymakers consider to be opaque-and-risky.The country’s customs service said in a statement on Wednesday that about 637.5 billion won (596.02 million dollars) worth of foreign exchange crimes were detected. “Customs…