By Four days after New York State Department of Financial Services’ executive deputy superintendent for banking Shirin Emami disclosed in an op-ed that having North Korean users on its platform was part of the reason Bittrex was denied a virtual currency business license, the cryptocurrency exchange has come out forcefully to deny the claim. According to Bittrex, there are no North Korean users on its platform. After the allegation was made by Emami, Bittrex says it reviewed the aforementioned accounts and now has an explanation – they were South Koreans not North Koreans. Per a statement from the cryptocurrency

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