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12/20/2013
Greenbelt, MD
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Nader Modanlo, aka Nader Modanlou, aka Nader Modanlu, 53, was also ordered to forfeit $10 million.
12/19/2013
Washington, DC
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Siarhei Baltutski, aka Sergey Boltutskiy, 41, must also pay a $3,000 fine, $300 special assessment and serve three years of supervised release.
12/19/2013
Denver, CO
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
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Philip Chaohui HE, aka Philip Hope, was residing in Oakland, Calif., at the time of his arrest. He was indicted by a federal grand jury in Denver Dec. 15, 2011.
12/10/2013
New Haven, CT
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Babar Ahmad and Syed Talha Ahsan pleaded guilty Tuesday in New Haven federal court to conspiring to provide and providing material support, including funds, personnel and physical items, to the Chechen Mujahideen, the Taliban and associated terrorist groups.
10/30/2013
Chicago, IL
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Belgian businessman Nicholas Kaiga will be arraigned Thursday on federal charges alleging he violated U.S. laws by attempting to export aluminum tubes, that were controlled for nuclear nonproliferation purposes, from an Illinois company, through Belgium, to a Malaysian company, without obtaining a required license from the U.S. Commerce Department
10/28/2013
Trenton, NJ
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
The owner of two New Jersey defense contracting businesses, Hannah Robert, was arraigned Monday for allegedly transmitting military blueprints to India without a license.
10/23/2013
Trenton, NJ
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Robert Luba, the owner and general manager of Sparta-based Allied Components LLC, a company that supplies defense hardware items to the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), pleaded guilty Wednesday to making a false claim to the DOD and for violating the Arms Export Control Act. Luba provided the DOD non-conforming wing-pins for the F-15 fighter.
10/22/2013
Seattle, WA
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Nares Lekhakul, 36, a Thai national and U.S. lawful permanent resident living in Bellevue, and his Thai brother Naris Lekhakul, 42, now face recommended sentences of 48 months and 30 months respectively.
10/16/2013
Tokyo, Japan
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents provided investigative leads to the National Police Agency of Japan (NPA) resulting in the Sept. 26 arrest of two Japanese nationals and the seizure of a firearm.
09/18/2013
Tampa, FL
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
According to the plea agreement, from approximately 2009 to September 2012, John Alexander Talley, 42, and his company conspired with others to unlawfully export sophisticated enterprise-level computer equipment from the United States to Iran.
09/06/2013
Denver, CO
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Philip Chaohui He, aka Philip Hope, is scheduled to be sentenced by Senior U.S. District Court Judge Wiley Y. Daniel Dec. 18. He is currently in federal custody.
09/06/2013
New York, NY
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Federal agents arrested two brothers, both of whom worked for law enforcement agencies, Thursday for conspiring to violate the Arms Export Control Act by exporting high-powered weapons from the United States to the Philippines.
08/30/2013
Washington, DC
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Arsalan Shemirani has been sentenced to 48 months in prison for conspiracy to illegally export more than 3,000 electronic components from the United States to Iran through Hong Kong, following an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in Washington, D.C.
08/26/2013
Phoenix, AZ
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Menegazzo-Carrasquel, who is a dual Venezuelan and Italian citizen, was indicted on arms export charges in October 2010.
08/23/2013
Miami, FL
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Federal agents arrested Patrick Campbell Wednesday for violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act by attempting to broker the sale of yellowcake uranium to Iran. Campbell brought a sample of uranium with him to the United States Aug. 21, which he concealed in the soles of shoes packed in his luggage.
08/22/2013
Alexandria, VA
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Mehdi Khorramshahgol conspired with others in Iran to purchase industrial goods from United States businesses for the Iranian petrochemical industry. The defendant falsely represented that the end users for his purchases were in Dubai.
07/16/2013
Norfolk, VA
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
A Greensboro, N.C., man, Muhaned Abbas Mohamed, was sentenced Tuesday to 24 months in prison for conspiracy to smuggle shotguns from the United States and to making a false and fictitious statement in connection with the acquisition of a firearm from a licensed dealer.
07/15/2013
Boston, MA
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Peter Picone, 40, of Methuen, has been charged with importing counterfeit semiconductors from China for sale in the United States.
07/11/2013
Baltimore, MD
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Anthony J. Torresi, of Coral Gables, Fla., listed night vision goggles and night vision monoculars for sale on eBay. He was sentenced to 18 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for unlawfully exporting the night vision equipment.
06/26/2013
Washington, DC
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Hia Soo Gan Benson and Lim Kow Seng pleaded guilty in federal court in the District of Columbia to conspiracy to violate the Arms Export Control Act by unlawful export of 55 military antennas from the United States to Singapore and Hong Kong, following an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
06/17/2013
McAllen, TX
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Ricardo Cantu Jr., 32, of Hidalgo, Texas, appeared before U.S. District Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa who sentenced him to 30 months imprisonment to be followed by a three-year term of supervised release. Judge Hinojosa took into consideration that the defendant repeatedly changed his story, which resulted in the sentence ultimately imposed Monday.
06/10/2013
Greenbelt, MD
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
From 2005 to 2007, Modanlo made false statements and concealed information.
05/30/2013
Brooklyn, NY
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit

Lisong Ma, 34, was arrested after attempting to close a deal to acquire and export the specialized materials.

05/20/2013
Tampa, FL
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Each spring, the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) rolls into Tampa, Fla. Representatives from a variety of companies, ranging from those that manufacture sensitive military technologies to suppliers of tactical gear, peddle their wares for conference attendees.

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