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US prosecutors target millions in North Korean funds

US prosecutors target millions in North Korean funds

24 July 2020

Washington, DC, federal prosecutors are attempting to seize $2.4 million linked to a scheme by North Korea’s state-owned trade bank to skirt US sanctions.

Singapore jails North Korean middleman over sanctions-busting scheme

Singapore jails North Korean middleman over sanctions-busting scheme

24 June 2020

A North Korean national has been convicted and sentenced to prison in Singapore for helping two companies violate UN sanctions on his home country.

Akin Gump registers to lobby for ZTE

Akin Gump registers to lobby for ZTE

22 January 2020

Chinese phone parts manufacturer ZTE has retained Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld to “educate” the US government about its improved sanctions compliance.

US court allows prosecutors to access non-US bank records in sanctions probe

US court allows prosecutors to access non-US bank records in sanctions probe

07 August 2019

A US court’s decision to green light prosecutors’ subpoena of bank records that did not pass through the US financial system could extend the reach of the US justice system.

Chinese company linked to weapons of mass destruction charged with US sanctions violations

Chinese company linked to weapons of mass destruction charged with US sanctions violations

24 July 2019

The US has charged a Chinese commodities company and four of its top executives over allegations they violated sanctions on North Korea and set up front companies to cover their tracks.

Capture of “sanctions-busting” ship puts spotlight on US banks

Capture of “sanctions-busting” ship puts spotlight on US banks

10 May 2019

A North Korean cargo ship captain’s use of the US financial system in an alleged sanctions evasion scheme has raised questions about what information banks had when processing the payments.

US government slaps ZTE with more sanctions

US government slaps ZTE with more sanctions

16 April 2018

The US Department of Commerce has stripped Chinese telecoms company ZTE of its export privileges for seven years after the company was, once again, found to be lying to the US government.

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