On March 23, CNBC reported that a group of Binance angels shared techniques that allow users to bypass the platform’s KYC, residency, and verification systems.
CNBC confirmed the information by reviewing hundreds of messages posted on a Discord server and a Telegram group controlled and operated by Binance, which apparently ran from 2021 to March 2023.
Crypto is banned in China, but Binance employees and volunteers tell people how to bypass the ban https://t.co/ddssYTwimH
— CNBC (@CNBC) March 24, 2023
KYC? What KYC?
According to CNBC, a number of Binance employees and “angels” (volunteers trained by the exchange to promote its use) provided video guides and tutorials showing the steps for users to forge bank documents and provide false addresses when registering on the