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U.S. imposes North Korea-related sanctions on Singapore firms

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U.S. imposes North Korea-related sanctions on Singapore firms

U.S. imposes North Korea-related sanctions on Singapore firms
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on two Singapore-based entities and one individual accused of money laundering through the U.S. financial system to evade sanctions against North Korea, the department said in a statement on Thursday.

The Justice Department also unsealed criminal charges against the person targeted by sanctions, Tan Wee Beng, the Treasury Department said.

(Reporting by Makini Brice; Editing by Doina Chiacu)

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