US TREASURY SANCTIONS INDIVIDUAL, BANKS, AND TRADING COMPANY FOR SUPPORTING NORTH KOREA’S WMD AND BALLISTIC MISSILE PROGRAMMES

On 27 May, the US Treasury announced that OFAC has sanctioned 1 individual, 2 banks (Far Eastern Bank and Bank Sputnik), and a trading company for their support to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s (DPRK) development of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and ballistic missile programmes and to the US-designated DPRK national airline. 

https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/jy0801

https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/financial-sanctions/recent-actions/20220527

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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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