U.S. takes aim at North Korea's remaining financial links




 
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January 13th, 2015  
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Topic: U.S. takes aim at North Korea's remaining financial links


By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States aims to use new sanctions imposed on North Korea over the cyber attack on Sony Pictures to cut off the country's remaining links to the international financial system, a senior U.S. Treasury official said on Tuesday. Daniel Glaser, assistant secretary for terrorist financing at the U.S. Treasury Department, said past sanctions had already discouraged "hundreds" of overseas banks, including China's major commercial banks, from doing business with North Korea. New sanctions announced by President Barack Obama on Jan 2. ...




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