The ousted leader, who has been detained since last February's military takeover, is already being tried on five other corruption charges. Each is punishable by up to 15 years in prison and a fine.
Suu Kyi was convicted last month on two other charges and given a four-year prison sentence, which was then halved by the head of the military-installed government.
The case is among many brought against the 76-year-old Nobel Peace Prize laureate since the army seized power on Feb. 1.
The move comes days after a regional bloc of nations snubbed the country's ruling junta, disinviting coup leader Min Aung Hlaing from an upcoming summit.
"They shoot in the head, but they don't know the revolution is in the heart," Khet Thi wrote. He died in police custody. In opposing the coup, "I have decided to sacrifice my life," he told a friend.
The remarks by Myanmar special envoy Christine Schraner Burgener during a closed-door session of the U.N. Security Council come as new fighting rages between the army and ethnic insurgents.
Many of those who led the first protests against Myanmar's coup were minority rights activists, garment workers, student groups and others who had butted heads with Aung San Suu Kyi and her party.
Nearly a dozen bodies have been recovered from the massive blaze in southern Bangladesh that also left tens of thousands of people homeless, officials said.
Security forces in Myanmar reportedly shot and killed nine anti-junta protesters on Friday, bringing the number killed in six weeks of post-coup unrest in the Southeast Asian country to well over 200.
Myanmar imposed martial law in parts of the country's largest city after a crackdown on peaceful protests opposing last month's military coup resulted in the deaths of at least 38 on Sunday.
Unrest continues as protests challenge a Feb. 1 military coup. It's estimated more than 70 protesters have died in the past six weeks. Regional leaders said it was urgent that democracy be restored.
The Biden administration will offer temporary protected status to people who fear returning to Myanmar after the military coup and ensuing suppression of protesters that has killed at least 70 people.
A teenager, Kyal Sin, also known as Angel, was killed during recent protests in Myanmar. NPR's Scott Simon considers her final moments and her legacy.
The U.S. has imposed sanctions on Myanmar's coup leaders. For Japan, among the most influential countries in Myanmar, it's not so simple.
In Mandalay, the country's second-largest city, police reportedly used live rounds during a demonstration on Saturday. On Friday, a young woman died after being shot during a protest last week,