December 28, 2017: SECO updates North Korea sanctions

On December 28th, Swiss authorities added the following persons: 

SSID: 150-37677 Name: Ch’oe So’k Min

Sex: M DOB: 25 Jul 1978 Nationality: DPR Korea

Justification: Ch’oe So’k-min is an overseas Foreign Trade Bank representative. In 2016, Ch’oe So’k-min was the deputy representative at the Foreign Trade Bank branch office in that overseas location. He has been associated with cash transfers from that overseas Foreign Trade Bank office to banks affiliated with North Korean special organizations and Reconnaissance General Bureau operatives located overseas in an effort to evade sanctions. Modifications: Listed on 22 Dec 2017

SSID: 150-37683 Name: Chu Hyo’k

Sex: M DOB: 23 Nov 1986 Good quality a.k.a.: Ju Hyok Nationality: DPR Korea Identification document: Passport No. 836420186, DPR Korea, Date of issue: 28 Oct 2016, Expiry date: 28 Oct 2021

Justification: Chu Hyo’k is a North Korean national who is an overseas Foreign Trade Bank representative. Modifications: Listed on 22 Dec 2017

SSID: 150-37692 Name: Kim Jong Sik

Sex: M DOB: a) 1967 b) 1968 c) 1969 Good quality a.k.a.: Kim Cho’ng-sik Address: DPR Korea Nationality: DPR Korea

Justification: A leading official guiding the DPRK’s WMD development efforts. Serving as Deputy Director of the Workers’ Party of Korea Munitions Industry Department. Other information: YOB: between 1967 and 1969 Modifications: Listed on 22 Dec 2017

SSID: 150-37703 Name: Kim Kyong Il

Sex: M DOB: 1 Aug 1979 Good quality a.k.a.: Kim Kyo’ng-il Address: Libya Nationality: DPR Korea Identification document: Passport No. 836210029, DPR Korea Justification: Kim Kyong Il is a Foreign Trade Bank deputy chief representative in Libya. Modifications: Listed on 22 Dec 2017

SSID: 150-37712 Name: Kim Tong Chol

Sex: M DOB: 28 Jan 1966 Good quality a.k.a.: Kim Tong-ch’o’l Nationality: DPR Korea Justification: Kim Tong Chol is an overseas Foreign Trade Bank representative. Modifications: Listed on 22 Dec 2017

SSID: 150-37719 Name: Ko Chol Man

Sex: M DOB: 30 Sep 1967 Good quality a.k.a.: Ko Ch’o’l-man Nationality: DPR Korea Identification document: Passport No. 472420180, DPR Korea

Justification: Ko Chol Man is an overseas Foreign Trade Bank representative. Modifications: Listed on 22 Dec 2017

SSID: 150-37727 Name: Ku Ja Hyong

Sex: M DOB: 8 Sep 1957 Good quality a.k.a.: Ku Cha-hyo’ng Address: Libya Nationality: DPR Korea

Justification: Ku Ja Hyong is a Foreign Trade Bank chief representative in Libya. Modifications: Listed on 22 Dec 2017

SSID: 150-37735 Name: Mun Kyong Hwan

Sex: M DOB: 22 Aug 1967 Good quality a.k.a.: Mun Kyo’ng-hwan Nationality: DPR Korea Identification document: Passport No. 381120660, DPR Korea, Expiry date: 25 Mar 2016 Justification: Mun Kyong Hwan is an overseas Bank of East Land representative. Modifications: Listed on 22 Dec 2017

SSID: 150-37743 Name: Pae Won Uk

Sex: M DOB: 22 Aug 1969 Good quality a.k.a.: Pae Wo’n-uk Nationality: DPR Korea Identification document: Passport No. 472120208, DPR Korea, Expiry date: 22 Feb 2017 Justification: Pae Won Uk is an overseas Daesong Bank representative. Modifications: Listed on 22 Dec 2017

SSID: 150-37751 Name: Pak Bong Nam

Sex: M DOB: 6 May 1969 Good quality a.k.a.: a) Lui Wai Ming b) Pak Pong Nam c) Pak Pong-nam Nationality: DPR Korea

Justification: Pak Bong Nam is an overseas Ilsim International Bank representative. Modifications: Listed on 22 Dec 2017

SSID: 150-37760 Name: Ri Chun Hwan

Sex: M DOB: 21 Aug 1957 Good quality a.k.a.: Ri Ch’un-hwan Nationality: DPR Korea Identification document: Passport No. 563233049, DPR Korea, Expiry date: 9 May 2018 Justification: Ri Chun Hwan is an overseas Foreign Trade Bank representative. Modifications: Listed on 22 Dec 2017

SSID: 150-37768 Name: Ri Chun Song

Sex: M DOB: 30 Oct 1965 Good quality a.k.a.: Ri Ch’un-so’ng Nationality: DPR Korea Identification document: Passport No. 654133553, DPR Korea, Expiry date: 11 Mar 2019 Justification: Ri Chun Song is an overseas Foreign Trade Bank representative. Modifications: Listed on 22 Dec 2017

SSID: 150-37776 Name: Ri Pyong Chul

Sex: M DOB: 1948 Good quality a.k.a.: Ri Pyo’ng-ch’o’l Address: DPR Korea Nationality: DPR Korea 

Justification: Alternate Member of the Political Bureau of the Workers’ Party of Korea and First Vice Director of the Munitions Industry Department. Modifications: Listed on 22 Dec 2017

SSID: 150-37784 Name: Ri Song Hyok

Sex: M DOB: 19 Mar 1965 Good quality a.k.a.: Li Cheng He Nationality: DPR Korea Justification: Ri Song Hyok is an overseas representative for Koryo Bank and Koryo Credit Development Bank and has reportedly established front companies to procure items and conduct financial transactions on behalf of North Korea. Modifications: Listed on 22 Dec 2017

SSID: 150-37791 Name: Ri U’n So’ng

Sex: M DOB: 23 Jul 1969 Good quality a.k.a.: a) Ri Eun Song b) Ri Un Song Nationality: DPR Korea

Justification: Ri U’n-so’ng is an overseas Korea Unification Development Bank representative. Modifications: Listed on 22 Dec 2017

SSID: 150-37815 Name: Pak Mun Il

Sex: M DOB: 1 Jan 1965 Good quality a.k.a.: Pak Mun-il Nationality: DPR Korea Identification document: Passport No. 563335509, DPR Korea, Expiry date: 27 Aug 2018 Justification: Pak Mun Il is an overseas official of Korea Daesong Bank. Modifications: Listed on 22 Dec 2017

and entity: 

SSID: 150-37799 Name: Ministry of the People’s Armed Forces (MPAF)

Address: Pyongyang, DPR Korea

Justification: The Ministry of the People’s Armed Forces manages the general administrative and logistical needs of the Korean People’s Army. Modifications: Listed on 22 Dec 2017

to their sanctions against North Korea.

Links:

FINMA Notice

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