August 13, 2022

North Korea’s revolutionary fund manager defects to Russia

North Korean sources say Yoon Tae Hyung disappeared with $5 million

Senior-level banking official Yoon Tae Hyung, the man in charge of handling Kim Jong Un’s “revolutionary funds”, has gone missing in Russia with 5 million U.S. dollars, according to South Korean media.

Yoon Tae-Hyung is the head of the DPRK’s Korea Daesong Bank, an international trading bank whose primary role is to bring foreign currency into North Korea in conjunction with Korea Daesong General Trading Corporation.