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N Korea at crossroads

North Korea sent 1,000 IT specialists across the world: UN report

Other sanctions violations include fully loaded Lexus SUVs with aero parts

North Korea exported coal through ship-to-ship transfers, the U.N. report said. (From the U.N. panel report)   © United Nations

NEW YORK -- The North Korean military has possibly sent over 1,000 information technology workers abroad to earn foreign currency, a United Nations panel will disclose in an upcoming report, it was learned Friday.

These specialists are sending back over $20 million in violation of sanctions and the money is being used to fund the nation's nuclear and missile programs, the panel of experts reporting to the U.N. Security Council say in the report.

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