Australian police charge man with acting as economic agent for North Korea

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The 59-year-old man is alleged to have breached sanctions and is accused of dealing with weapons of mass destruction

The Australian federal police have arrested a man in Sydney over allegedly acting as an economic agent for North Korea, attempting to sell missile components and coal on the international black market.

Choi Han Chan, a 59-year-old man from Sydney’s Eastwood, allegedly breached United Nations sanctions and Australian federal law, and has been charged with brokering sales and discussing the supply of weapons of mass destruction.

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