U.S. seizes North Korean ship it accuses of violating sanctions

An undated image provided in a U.S. Department of Justice complaint for forfeiture released May 9, 2019 shows the North Korean vessel Wise Honest. Department of Justice/Handout via REUTERS

(Reuters) – The United States has for the first time seized a North Korean cargo ship it accused of illicit coal shipments in violation of U.S. and United Nations sanctions, the U.S. Justice Department announced on Thursday. The ship, known as the “Wise Honest,” was first detained by Indonesia in April 2018. Under an unusual […]

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