Following the arrest of Do Kwon, S. Korea’s Terra co-founder is in the crosshairs

Prior to Terra's demise, authorities claimed that Shin had made approximately $105 million from the illegal sale of LUNA tokens.

South Korean authorities have intensified their efforts to locate and apprehend Shin Hyun-Seong, also known as Daniel Shin, the other co-founder of Terraform Labs, following the arrest of Terraform Labs co-founder Do Kwon in Montenegro while attempting to board a plane using fake documents.

Since November 2022, authorities in South Korea have suspected a number of Terra colleagues of assisting Do Kwon in the promotion of unstable and uncertain investment opportunities through the use of Terra (LUNA) and TerraUSD (UST) tokens.

In any case, after Kwon’s capture on Walk 23, 2023, South Korean examiners are taking a stab at Shin’s capture, proposes a Bloomberg report. It peruses that the examiners are embraced a recharged push to keep Shin. However, no official announcement regarding this topic has been made public.


Before Terra’s demise, authorities have previously claimed that Shin made approximately $105 million from illegal sales of LUNA tokens. Then again, Shin professes to have had no contribution in Land after January 2020, as proven by his LinkedIn profile.

Following that, arrest warrants were also sought for Shin, three investors, and four engineers. Charges against the fellow benefactor incorporate extortion, break of obligation, infringement of capital business sectors regulation and unlawful gathering pledges.

Kwon was detained for a standard 72 hours by authorities in Montenegro after he was discovered using forged travel documents. However, the Montenegrin court granted the authorities’ request to extend Kwon’s detention by 30 days.

One of Kwon’s legal representatives intends to appeal the court’s decision and seek a reduction in detention time, claiming that the use of fake documents was not intended. Kwon was considered a foreign national by the court, whose identity was unclear.