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How North Korea Funnels Cash Into the Country

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  • Money held in third-party overseas accounts to evade scrutiny
  • Millions carried across the border in mint U.S. banknotes

A trail of money stretching from a Panamanian shipping agent to an octogenarian Singaporean to a Chinese bank provides a window on why U.S. efforts to tighten sanctions on North Korea may be harder to achieve than in the case of Iran.

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