Dennis Rodman Might Have Broken International Sanctions

By Alexander Abad-Santos

January 24, 2014

Dennis Rodman can't catch a break.  On top of an abysmal trip to North Korea which ended with him taking a direct flight to rehab, Dennis Rodman is now the subject of a U.S. Treasury Department investigation because of gifts he gave to Kim Jong-un. 

Showering a North Korean dictator with gifts not only looks bad paper, it's possibly against the law, as it could be a violation of American and United Nations sanctions against the nation and its people. Rodman reportedly brought many gifts with him in honor of Kim's 31st birthday ranging from suits, to a fur coat, to bottles of Jameson, to an expensive handbag. Those gifts allegedly costs upwards of $10,000 and experts believe those gifts could be seen as violations of U.N. sanctions.

Read more at The Wire.


By Alexander Abad-Santos

January 24, 2014

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