By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

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 is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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