Min Chao Choy is a data journalist for NK News and NK Pro, currently based in Los Angeles.
Couple used front companies to acquire millions of dollars worth of U.S. telecommunications equipment for North Korea
The conservative estimate is likely much higher because of damages seen at North Korea’s coastal city of Wonsan
Typhoon Maysak drove the “Kalma 2” ship to Russian shores just one year after it was deported for illegal poaching
One French-speaking DPRK businessman hopped across countries and brokered potentially-sanctioned statue deals
The British Virgin Islands-registered Yang Ban Corporation will pay over $673,000 in financial penalties
DPRK-linked hackers attacked U.S. and South Korean exchanges, then converted stolen alt-coins to other currencies
Operation FastCash 2.0 may be combining North Korea-linked hackers and real-world gangs to collect money for the DPRK
Many media organizations were quick to play up the manual’s contents, but most of it is old news, according to analysts
The United Nations banned North Korea from exporting “earth and stone” products since 2017
If supply chains involve previously sanctioned entities, then even barter trade would be blocked by U.N. sanctions
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