In December, a federal judge of the Warmbier family issued a lawsuit against the North Korean government of more than half a billion dollars.
According to the new file, North Korea was never involved in settlement talks. Warmbiers are left to hunt North Korea's fortunes in order to restore what they can do to torture and kill their son through the North Korean dictator, who "with his cronies shows no regard for human life." "
The confiscated ship was used to transport coal from North Korea, which was sold to other countries, including China, the Justice Department said in May, and the United States and the United Nations have said that North Korea has been selling its coal illegally to finance the
In a statement at that time, senior Justice Department officials called the seizure the first of its kind, saying it was part of the US "maximum pressure" campaign against the North Korean government.
"This Sanction ship is now out of service, "said Deputy Attorney General John Demers, the chief justice department for national security Ministry of the Ministry. "We are deeply committed to the role played by the Department of Justice in putting the North Korean regime under the greatest possible pressure to end its warfare."
The Wise Honest was North Korea's second largest merchant ship and could carry tens of thousands of tons of cargo. The prosecution said the ship was also used to transport heavy machinery to North Korea, including 412,584 kilograms of "sheet steel".
Then, at the age of 22, Warmbier returned to Ohio in a vegetative state – blind, deaf and having suffered severe brain damage while in custody. He died on June 19, 2017, days after the Trump administration secured his return.