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02/27/2013
Brownsville, TX
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
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A member of the notorious Gulf Cartel was sentenced to five years in federal prison Wednesday following his conviction for being an alien possessing a firearm, announced U.S. Attorney, Kenneth Magidson, Southern District of Texas.
02/25/2013
Laredo, TX
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Two Mexican nationals were sentenced to prison Monday for their roles in attempting to smuggle 652 assault rifle magazines into Mexico in a case investigated by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) along with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).
02/22/2013
New York, NY
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
A citizen of Ukraine pleaded guilty today to conspiring to violate the Arms Export Control Act. These charges stem from an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Defense Criminal Investigative Service (DCIS).
02/04/2013
Del Rio, TX
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Erik Alan Garza appeared Monday in San Antonio federal court following his extradition from Mexico Friday on federal charges of smuggling prohibited defense articles. These defense items included: night-vision monocular goggles, a thermal goggle, 400 sets of AR-15 front and rear flip-up tactical sights, about 5,000 high-capacity assault rifle...
01/29/2013
Miami, FL
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Three Colombian nationals were deported Monday by officers with ICE's Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). They were convicted of conspiracy to fraudulently attempt to export airplane engines used in F-5 fighter jets from the United States to Iran after an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
01/16/2013
New York, NY
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
A Hong Kong man was arrested Monday at the San Francisco International Airport and presented in federal court in the Northern District of California. The arrest is the result of an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Defense Criminal Investigative Service (DCIS).
01/09/2013
El Paso, TX
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
British businessman Christopher Tappin, 66, of Orpington, Kent, was sentenced Jan. 9 to two years and nine months in federal prison.
12/21/2012
Washington, DC
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Two individuals from Singapore have been extradited to stand trial in the District of Columbia in connection with an alleged fraud conspiracy involving the unlawful export of 55 military antennas from the United States to Singapore and Hong Kong.
11/30/2012
Greenbelt, MD
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Phillip Rudolph Johnson Jr., of Bowie, Md., was sentenced today to 10 years in prison for selling ammunition to a prohibited person. On Sept. 26, 2011, Johnson, who had previously been convicted of a felony, bought 50 rounds of 9 mm ammunition from a gun dealer in Waldorf, Md. Johnson subsequently sold...
11/20/2012
Washington, DC
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Amin Ravan, a citizen of Iran, and his Iran-based company, IC Market Iran (IMI), have been charged in an indictment unsealed today with conspiracy to defraud the United States, smuggling, and violating the Arms Export Control Act (AECA) in connection with the unlawful export of 55 military antennas from the United States to Singapore and Hong Kong.
11/15/2012
Baltimore, MD
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Gurpreet Singh Kohli, 58, of Potomac, Md., pleaded guilty Thursday to obstruction of agency proceedings, in connection with false statements he made to investigators during his background investigation for a government security clearance.
10/31/2012
San Jose, CA
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
A Bay Area man was sentenced Monday to 15 months in federal prison for selling sensitive microwave amplifiers to the People's Republic of China following a multi-agency probe by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the U.S. Department of Commerce's Office of Export Enforcement, the FBI and U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
10/30/2012
Orlando, FL
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Fidel Ignacio Cisneros, an Army sergeant who was previously stationed in the Orlando-area while serving in the military, was sentenced Tuesday to 46 months in federal prison after he violated the Arms Export Control Act and International Traffic in Arms Regulations.
10/25/2012
Washington, DC
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Three employees assigned to ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Intelligence Office have been honored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
10/24/2012
San Antonio, TX
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
A Taiwanese woman, Susan Yip, was sentenced Wednesday for helping obtain and export military sensitive parts for Iran, which violates the Iranian trade embargo.
10/18/2012
Tampa, FL
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Hajian pleaded guilty July 11. Three of his companies, RH International LLC, Nexiant LLC, and P & P Computers LLC, also pleaded guilty that same day.
09/26/2012
Newark, NJ
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
A federal jury Thursday convicted Sixing Liu, a former employee of a New Jersey-based defense contractor, of exporting sensitive U.S. military technology to China, stealing trade secrets and lying to federal agents.
09/06/2012
New York, NY
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
A North Carolina man and a former staff sergeant with U.S. Special Forces, National Guard Unit, pleaded guilty Thursday to violating the Arms Export Control Act.
07/26/2012
Chicago, IL
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Andro Telemi of Sun Valley, Calif., pleaded guilty July 26 to one count of attempting to export defense articles from the U.S. to Iran without a license or approval from the U.S. Department of State, which is in violation of the Arms Export Control Act.
07/13/2012
Seattle, WA
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Geoffrey B. Roose was sentenced Friday to 10 months in federal prison for attempting to sell export restricted military-grade equipment to overseas buyers in violation of the Arms Export Control Act. Roose pleaded guilty in March following his February federal indictment,which stemmed from an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations.
07/13/2012
Washington, DC
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Two men accused of creating a global network of shell companies to deceive U.S. companies into supplying nuclear-related materials to Iran were indicted by a federal grand jury in the District of Columbia following an international investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
06/28/2012
Bridgeport, CT
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
United Technologies, Pratt & Whitney Canada and Hamilton Sundstrand Corporations also agree to pay more than $75 million to U.S. government after HSI-led investigation
06/27/2012
Seattle, WA
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
According to the Seattle Export Assistance Center, Washington businesses are finding that emerging markets around the world offer some of the best opportunities for making new sales and are adjusting their export strategies accordingly.
06/25/2012
New York, NY
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Richard Phillips was sentenced Thursday for attempting to export high-technology commodities to Iran. This sentencing comes as a result of an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Defense Criminal Investigative Services (DCIS).
06/19/2012
Brownsville, TX
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Two local men living in Mexico were sentenced to years in federal prison Tuesday for exporting about 3,000 rounds of ammunition to Mexico without a license. The investigation of Guillermo Enrique Villarreal and Leoncio Sanchez was conducted by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

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