September 13, 2018

Sanctions imposed on Russian and Chinese tech companies

The Office of Foreign Assets Control of the US Department of the Treasury designated two entities and one individual for employing North Korean IT workers.  A nominally Chinese company, Yanbian Silverstar Network Technology Co, Ltd., a related company based in Russia, Volasys Silver Star, and the company’s North Korean CEO, Jon Song Hwa, were listed.

OFAC Press Release