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02/01/2018
Seattle, WA
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit

Paul Stuart Brunt, 51, of Bellevue, Washington, and Rawnd Khaleel Aldalawi, 29, of Seattle, were arrested on a criminal complaint January 24, 2018. 

12/06/2011
Seattle, WA
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Geoffrey B. Roose was arrested Tuesday by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents for allegedly attempting to sell military-grade rifle scopes overseas in violation of the Arms Export Control Act. Roose came to the attention of ICE HSI after he listed several restricted, military-grade rifle scopes for sale on eBay.
03/07/2014
Seattle, WA
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit

Among the allegations cited by State Department officials was the 2009 HSI investigation of Esterline's subsidiary, Everett-based Korry HMI Solutions.

01/24/2018
Sherman, TX
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit

According to the plea agreement, between about June 2015 and March 2016, Peter Zuccarelli, 62, of Plano, Texas, and his co-conspirators agreed to illegally export RHICs to China and Russia in violation of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA).

03/28/2011
Tampa, FL
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
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Foreign national indicted for illegal import of unmanned aerial vehicle
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.
09/18/2013
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.
07/29/2011
Tampa, FL
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
A 47-year-old man pleaded guilty on Thursday to a violation of the Arms Export Control Act following a U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) investigation after he imported an unmanned aerial vehicle into the United States and tried to sell it on eBay.
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.
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.
09/30/2014
Trenton, NJ
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Alper Calik, 38, of Ankara, Turkey, was arrested upon his entry into the United States Sept. 13 and charged with two counts of mail fraud for submitting fraudulent contracts to the DoD claiming to produce items in the United States that were actually manufactured in Turkey. Calik also faces one count of violating the Arms Export Control Act for downloading thousands of military technical drawings while outside the United States without prior approval from the U.S. Department of State.
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.
10/28/2013
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.
09/02/2016
Tucson, AZ
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit

Syed Vaqar Ashraf, 71, of Lahore, Pakistan, previously pleaded guilty to attempting to procure multiple models of gyroscopes from a U.S. company and illegally ship them to Pakistan so they could be used by the Pakistani military. The devices have a variety of applications, including use in unmanned aircraft and missile delivery systems.

10/27/2016
Washington, DC
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit

Mansour Moghtaderi Zadeh, 56, pleaded to one count of conspiracy to unlawfully export goods, technology, and services to Iran without the required license, and to defraud the United States. 

12/22/2011
Washington, DC
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
A former agent for Innospec Inc. was sentenced to 30 months in prison and ordered to pay a $250,000 fine for his participation in a conspiracy to defraud the United Nations Oil for Food Program (OFFP) and for bribing former Iraqi government officials in connection with the sale of a chemical additive used in the refining of leaded fuel.
12/14/2016
Washington, DC
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit

Mansour Moghtaderi Zadeh, 56, an Iranian national, was sentenced to 18 months in prison and one year of supervised release. Zadeh was also ordered to pay a forfeiture money judgment of $69,159.

03/22/2017
Washington, DC
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit

ZTE Corporation pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiring to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) by illegally shipping U.S.-origin items to Iran, obstructing justice and making a material false statement.

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).
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).
04/04/2014
Washington, DC
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Sihai Cheng, a citizen of the People's Republic of China (PRC), and Seyed Abolfazl Shahab Jamili an Iranian national, were indicted by a federal grand jury in the District of Columbia following an international investigation by the FBI, ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Department of Commerce's Office of Export Enforcement.
07/07/2014
Washington, DC
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
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"This guy had more quotes than Shakespeare," said John Malandra, retired group supervisor with ICE's HSI. But instead of poetic verses, a man using the alias of Alex Dave wanted quotes for how much it would cost to buy sensitive military technologies. In reality, Alex Dave was Amir Ardebili, an Iranian arms dealer.
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.
04/04/2016
Washington, DC
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Lim Yong Nam, aka Steven Lim, 42, was extradited from Indonesia to stand trial in the District of Columbia.
02/29/2012
Washington, DC
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
An Australian man and his company have been indicted today by a federal grand jury in the District of Columbia for conspiring to export sensitive military and other technology from the United States to Iran, including components with applications in missiles, drones, torpedoes and helicopters.

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