North Korean citizen accused of violating sanctions extradited to US

The Federal Court of Malaysia has denied North Korean citizen Mun Chol Myong’s challenge to a US extradition request, and he was taken into custody of the FBI in Washington DC on Saturday (20 March 2021). A federal court in Washington DC had issued a warrant for his arrest in May 2019. See reports. Mr Myong is alleged to have …

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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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