September 28, 2020

Singaporean resident fined for shipping luxury goods to North Korea

The fines follow a flurry of Singaporean court decisions related to illegal luxury goods exports to the DPRK

An Indonesian woman will have to pay S$10,000 ($7,273) in fines for facilitating the export of sanctioned luxury products to North Korea and failing to report the activity to the Singaporean government, The Straits Times stated on Thursday.

Indonesian national Sherly Muliawan, who holds permanent residence in Singapore, was fined by a Singaporean court after pleading guilty to five charges under the United Nations Act for exporting luxury goods valued at S$1.4 million (around $1 million).