HONG KONG: THE NEIGHBOURHOOD OF WAN CHAI “MAY BE HOME TO THE MOST ECLECTIC AND DENSEST CONCENTRATION OF US-SANCTIONED ENTERPRISES ANYWHERE”

On 11 December, CNN published a report saying that, in less space than a square mile, you have offices tied to the following – an alleged financier for Hezbollah; an individual accused of helping Iran acquire millions of dollars of military equipment in violation of US sanctions; a man accused of helping Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro plunder his country’s resources; and a company that allegedly opened a bank in North Korea in violation of UN sanctions.  If that was not enough, there is also an office linked to a powerful SE Asian militia and a casino mogul accused of trafficking drugs, wildlife and even humans.

https://edition.cnn.com/2020/12/10/business/hong-kong-front-companies-intl-hnk-dst/index.html

I had omitted the following link (as it did not seem to generate much interest!), but it seemed time to add it again and say that, if you would like to make a (polite) gesture and help me with my removal and computer costs, I have a page at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/KoIvM842y

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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