Tracking an Iran-DPRK gold smuggling scheme with public records

Several Iranian and North Korean nationals are suspected of smuggling gold and cash to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) via the United Arab Emirates, according to a recent UN report. Our additional research on the scheme revealed unnamed exchange houses tied to the Iranian nationals as well as their Dubai residence, based on Iranian and Emirati public records.

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Iran economy could see regime overthrow

The Iranian economy is in tatters. Iranians are seeing inflation, and therefore prices, rising out of control. Since the regime’s presidential election last month, the state-run media has begun to admit some parts of the economic crisis and how the regime created the issue and keep making it worse while warning the mullahs that if the crisis continues it could spell the end of the regime.

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