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Washington Man Gets 30 Months in Prison for Conspiracy To Export Computer Equipment to Iran

Monday, May 05, 2014
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Department of Justice reports that on April 30 a Washington state man was sentenced to 30 months in federal prison, and the company he owned received one year of probation, for conspiracy to violate the U.S. economic embargo against Iran. Both pleaded guilty to conspiring with others to export sophisticated enterprise-level computer equipment to Iran and to provide computer information technology support services for that equipment. To conceal their activities, the conspirators caused shipments and payments to travel to and from the U.S. and Iran through the United Arab Emirates.

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