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North Korea-Tied Statue Builder May Expose Congo Bank to Sanctions

  • Afriland unit provides services to statue company: Sentry
  • North Korea has built statues in nations across Africa
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The Democratic Republic of Congo unit of Cameroon’s Afriland First Bank Group may be violating sanctions by providing banking services to a North Korea-linked statue-building company, a U.S.-based anti-corruption group said.