October 24, 2020

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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.

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China opens new customs office along border with North Korea

The Changbaishan Customs Office will handle the only Sino-DPRK land passage at Shuangmu Peak land port

Min Chao Choy August 21, 2020

North Koreans launder money through an illegal bank account in Congo

DPRK citizens Pak Hwa Song and Hwang Kil Su set up shop in Congo and worked on construction projects, report says

Min Chao Choy August 20, 2020

Expensive taste? North Korea caught illegally importing luxury Mercedes cars

North Korea is violating sanctions by using advanced smuggling networks to acquire even more rare, custom-armored rides

Min Chao Choy August 20, 2020

North Korean IT workers are illegally making big money abroad: Investigation

IT workers under the Munitions Industry Department likely raised over $1.2 million in 2019: UN report

Min Chao Choy August 18, 2020

More than 6,000 hackers are working for North Korea worldwide, report says

A U.S. Army Techniques Publication manual details the scale of North Korea's antagonistic cyber units

Min Chao Choy August 17, 2020

North Korean fishermen charged with assault 11 months into Russian detention

The 14 are the last of 17 fishermen to be charged after being arrested and detained since September 2019

Min Chao Choy August 14, 2020

US lifts sanctions against Macao bank accused of North Korea money laundering

U.S. abandons sanctions against Banco Delta Asia after 13 years of enacting them and over a decade of appeals

Min Chao Choy August 13, 2020

UN: North Korea made 33 illegal coal shipments after lifting COVID-19 measures

The "majority" of coal gets transferred from Chongjin, Nampho and Taean ports to Chinese waters and buyers, report says

Min Chao Choy August 6, 2020

North Korea may have exceeded its yearly fuel cap in just one month: UN report

U.N. Panel of Experts report details a sanctions violation complaint against the DPRK submitted by 43 nations

Min Chao Choy August 5, 2020

North Korea-linked hackers fake prestigious job listings to target victims

Cybersecurity firm McAfee identifies increasingly sophisticated hacking methods and documents linked to Hidden Cobra

Min Chao Choy July 31, 2020
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