Fake eyelash company fined $1m over North Korean imports

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ELF Cosmetics managed to bat away more than $40m in penalties after reporting its breach of sanctions to authorities A California cosmetics company has agreed to pay a nearly US$1m fine for importing fake eyelashes containing materials from North Korea in breach of sanctions, the US treasury has announced. Between 2012 and 2017 the company imported “156 shipments of false eyelash kits from two suppliers located in the People’s Republic of China that contained materials sourced by these suppliers” from North Korea, said a treasury statement. Continue reading... …

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