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Export Privileges Suspended for Unauthorized Arms Exports

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Bureau of Industry and Security has issued separate orders suspending the export privileges of the following individuals.

- Export privileges for a man convicted of knowingly and willfully exporting rifle barrels and other parts to South Africa without the required State Department license have been suspended through Sept. 24, 2019. This man was previously sentenced to a criminal fine of $39,000, a $200 assessment and three years of probation.

- Export privileges for a man convicted of conspiring to knowingly and willfully export several defense articles on the U.S. Munitions List to Mexico without the required State Department license or written authorization have been suspended through June 15, 2025. This man was previously sentenced to 37 months of imprisonment, three years of supervised release and a $100 assessment.

- Export privileges for a man convicted of knowingly and willfully attempting to export 9mm pistols to Venezuela without the required State Department license or written approval have been suspended through Aug. 19, 2019. This man was previously sentenced to 36 months of imprisonment, one year of supervised release and a $200 assessment.

For the specified periods neither these individuals nor anyone on their behalf may directly or indirectly participate in any way in any transaction involving any commodity, software or technology exported or to be exported from the U.S. that is subject to the Export Administration Regulations. BIS is also revoking all export licenses in which these individuals had an interest at the time of their convictions.

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