MP accuses British overseas territories of undermining US North Korea sanctions

US justice department alleges that companies based in British Virgin Islands and Anguilla are linked to a North Korean bank

Tue 20 Feb 2018







Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands.
Photograph: Alamy

A prominent Labour MP has accused British overseas territories of undermining the security services by helping North Korea breach US sanctions.

Margaret Hodge, a former chair of parliament’s public accounts committee, said it was “bonkers” that companies in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and Anguilla had reportedly helped breach US sanctions, according to allegations in a US

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