N Korean convicted in Singapore of breaching UN sanctions

Li Hyon, a North Korean national, has been convicted and sentenced to 4 weeks’ imprisonment in Singapore after pleading guilty to 4 counts of breaching Regulations 5(a) and 16(1) of the United Nations (Sanctions – DPRK) Regulations 2010. Press release here. Mr Li helped 2 trading companies supply approximately $400k-worth of luxury items designated under UNSC Resolution 1718 (2006) to …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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