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Unlicensed Exports to Syria Net $27,000 Fine for New Jersey Logistics Firm

Wednesday, October 09, 2013
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Bureau of Industry and Security has entered into an agreement to settle charges that a New Jersey logistics company facilitated the export of PVC cement and primer cleaners to Syria without the required BIS license. Specifically, the company was charged with accepting these items from the exporter, preparing and/or processing and filing the Automated Export System records associated with those items, and arranging for the transport of these items to Syria.

Under the terms of this agreement the company will pay a $27,000 civil penalty in four installments. If any of those payments is not made the company may have its export privileges denied for one year.

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