US SEEKS EXTRADITION OF NORTH KOREAN FROM MALAYSIA

The Mail Online on 4th July reported that the US is seeking the extradition of a North Korean man from Malaysia for alleged involvement in money-laundering in breach of sanctions against DPRK.  Mun Chol Myong, 54, who has lived in the Malaysia for a decade with his wife and 2 daughters, was arrested in May.  He is facing 5 counts of money laundering in the US, where prosecutors said the charges relate to the trade in luxury goods, including liquor, to North Korea.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/afp/article-7212999/US-seeks-extradition-North-Korean-Malaysia.html

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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