Korean-Australian faces court for alleged North Korea arms deals
Naturalized Australian citizen pled not guilty during first hearing after arrest more than three years ago
After an unusually long investigation following his arrest more than three years ago for alleged weapons deals with North Korea, a former South Korean national had his first day in an Australian court on Wednesday.
Chan Han Choi, a naturalized Australian citizen, pleaded not guilty on Feb. 3 to two counts of violating Australia’s Weapons of Mass Destruction Act. According to court documents obtained by NK Pro, Choi is accused of attempting to broker missiles and other military-related assets on behalf of the DPRK to an individual named Raymond Chao.
Choi remains the only individual
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