The Police confirm that Kwek Kee Seng (“Kwek”) is currently assisting with Police investigations concerning possible offences under the United Nations Act. The investigations are ongoing.
The Singapore authorities are aware that criminal charges have been filed in the courts of the United States against Kwek for conspiracy to evade economic sanctions on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (“DPRK” or “North Korea”) and conspiracy to commit money laundering. Singapore will assist the United States authorities within the ambit of our laws and international obligations.
We are unable to comment further because investigations into the matter are ongoing.
SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE
29 April 2021 @ 5:40 PM