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Express Carrier Fined $370,000 to Settle Export Violation Charges

Friday, January 06, 2012
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Bureau of Industry and Security announced Jan. 4 that a major express carrier has agreed to pay a $370,000 civil penalty to settle allegations that it committed six violations of the Export Administration Regulations relating to its provision of freight forwarding services to exporters. BIS accused the carrier of facilitating the attempted unlicensed export of electronic components to a restricted entity in the United Arab Emirates, the unlicensed export of flight simulation software to an organization in China that is listed on the Entity List, and the unlicensed export of printer components to end users in Syria.

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