May 24, 2024
News

Singaporean gets 6-month sentence for covering up oil transfers to North Korea

Court finds Jeremy Koh Renfeng altered logbook showing illicit ship-to-ship activity with DPRK-flagged tanker

A state court in Singapore handed down a criminal sentence to one of three men implicated in covering up illicit transfers of oil to North Korea last year, according to an official announcement on Monday.

Helmsman law firm, which represented the accused, Jeremy Koh Renfeng, confirmed to NK News that he was sentenced to six months in jail on two charges of “obstructing, preventing, perverting or defeating the course of justice.”

Become a member for less than $4 per week.

  • Unlimited access to all of NK News: reporting, investigations, analysis
  • The NK News Daily Update, an email newsletter to keep you in the loop
  • Searchable archive of all content, photo galleries, special columns
  • Contact NK News reporters with tips or requests for reporting
Get unlimited access to all NK News content, including original reporting, investigations, and analyses by our team of DPRK experts.
Subscribe now

All major cards accepted. No commitments – you can cancel any time.