Execs in Japan busted for winning dev bids then outsourcing to North Koreans

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Two executives were issued arrest warrants in Japan on Wednesday, reportedly for charges related to establishing a business that outsourced work to North Korean IT engineers.…

At least one of the individuals – a 53 year old named Pak Hyon-il – is a South Korean national. His alleged accomplice, 42-year old Toshiron Minomo, is Japanese and once worked for Hyon-il, according to local media.

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Robast reportedly obtained application development work from Japanese customers through a business brokering website, then outsourced it to North Koreans – who the executives may have believed were living in China. The action is believed to have been carried out without the knowledge or consent of the customers.


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Asia seems to be going after corruption a lot better than here in the US! Lot of arrests in the last few months

h/t Emeraldlight

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