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Export Privileges Suspended for Man Convicted of Exporting Controlled Items to Belarus

Thursday, March 13, 2014
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Bureau of Industry and Security has issued an order suspending for 10 years the export privileges of an Ohio man convicted of willfully exporting from the United States to Belarus certain export-controlled items, including L-3 x 200xp handheld thermal imaging cameras, without first obtaining a license or written authorization. As a result, until Feb. 28, 2023, neither this man nor anyone on his 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. In addition, BIS is revoking all export licenses in which this man had an interest at the time of his conviction. The man served six months in prison and was fined $3,000. 

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