SINGAPOREAN CHARGED WITH SANCTIONS VIOLATIONS – COMPANIES UNDER SCRUTINY FOR LUXURY GOODS EXPORTS TO DPRK

NK News on 20th July reported that a Singapore national at the centre of an NK Pro investigation last year has been charged with 161 counts relating to UN North Korea luxury goods sanctions.  Several companies directed by Ng ‘Leo’ Kheng Wah, 55, are said to have played a role in exporting goods including high-end liquors, designer watches, perfumes, and musical instruments for sale at boutique luxury shops in Pyongyang.  He is the director of several Singaporean firms, including OCN (S) Pte Ltd and T Specialist International, revealed by NK Pro last year to have supplied a wide range of luxury goods to Pyongyang’s Bugsae Shop and Pothonggang Ryugyong Store.

https://www.nknews.org/2018/07/singaporean-at-heart-of-nk-pro-investigation-charged-with-sanctions-violations/?c=1532061195510

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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