By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

Oil broker arrested over supply of 18,000 tonnes of diesel to North Korea

The South Korean coastguard has announced the arrest of an oil broker who is alleged to have organised the supply of 18,000 tonnes of diesel worth 18 billion won to North Korea, without the necessary approval. It is alleged that the diesel was transferred on 35 occasions between October 2021 and January 2022. A Russian oil tanker operated by a …

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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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