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Min Chao Choy
Min Chao Choy is a data journalist for NK News and NK Pro, currently based in Los Angeles.
The U.S government on Friday accused two Hong Kong front companies of procuring over $300 million of American telecommunications equipment for North Korea in defiance of sanctions, naming a married couple of PRC nationals who spearhead the scheme involving Chinese telecoms giant ZTE.
Previously frozen assets from Ryer and Rensy International Trading companies and Tang Xin and Li Xichun, totaling nearly a million dollars combined, will be forfeited by the U.S. for facilitating indirect sales of U.S.-origin equipment to North Korea, the court complaint showed.