The founder of the failed terra USD (UST) and luna (LUNA) cryptocurrencies, Do Kwon, could spend between one and five years in a prison in Montenegro before being extradited to South Korea or the United States.

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At the moment, Kwon is in preventive quarantine against a possible contagion of Covid-19. After this, he will go to a prison where he will share a cell with other inmates, according to a report citing a Montenegrin lawyer.

Prisons in Montenegro are characterized by a high degree of overcrowding and aggressive treatment by prison staff.

Amnesty International states that the UN Committee against Torture reiterated its “concerns about the conditions and rights of detainees in police custody and prisons, and the lack of independent investigations into ill-treatment.”

The criminal lawyer described the prison Kwon will be in. “The cells are 8 square meters and are very full. There are between 10 and 11 people in a room; usually there isn’t even a bed.

Detainees are only allowed a 30-minute walk in the prison yard every day. They can also buy items like cigarettes and coffee.

Montenegro weighs extradition requests

This will be the near future of Do Kwon, while he awaits extradition to South Korea or the United States, both countries are debating to apprehend the creator of the UST stablecoin.

Kwon is requested in these nations for charges such as violation of the capital market law, commodity fraud, securities fraud, electronic fraud and market manipulation

On this aspect, the Montenegrin Minister of Justice Marko Kovač explained that, in cases where there are multiple extradition requests, the seriousness of the crime, the town where the crime was committed, the order in which the extraditions were received are taken into account. extradition requests and other circumstances, to decide to which country the detainee is transferred.

However, Kwon’s stay in Montenegro could be extended as he is under investigation for document falsification. A crime that is punishable by up to five years in prison and after serving a sentence, is that you could be transferred to another country.

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