Follow the money: How North Korea moves cash around the world
Despite international pressure, the DPRK has many ways to get its money from A to B
This is the third part of a series explaining why North Korea is a top priority target for Western and Asian intelligence agencies. You can read part one here and part two here.
In June 2016, the U.S. Department Of The Treasury called North Korea a “primary money laundering concern” as well as a threat to the international financial system. This claim is based on the lack of transparency regarding the government’s financial conduct as well as its representatives’ illegal actions across the globe.
North Korea finds itself in a vicious circle. On the
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