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Dennis Rodman may have violated U.S. sanctions against North Korea

Did Rodman Violate U.S. Sanctions During N. Korea Trip?

Dennis Rodman could be in some legal trouble after his highly-publicized trip to North Korea earlier this month.

The U.S. Treasury Department is investigating whether Rodman violated U.S. sanctions against the reclusive country during his latest trip - reportedly spending more than $10,000 on gifts for Kim Jong Un's birthday.

As first reported by The Daily Beast, the list of gifts reportedly included: "hundreds of dollars worth of Irish Jameson whiskey, European crystal, an Italian suit, a fur coat, and an English Mulberry handbag for Kim's wife."

The problem is, current U.S. sanctions ban the import of luxury goods to North Korea, and there's a chance Rodman's pricey gifts might have violated those sanctions.

The news follows a string of negative reports about "The Worm" since his visit to North Korea with several other former NBA players earlier this month.

The Daily Beast reports if Rodman were to get the harshest punishment possible, he could face up to 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine.

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