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10/07/2011
Washington, DC
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Jeng 'Jay' Shih, 54, a U.S. citizen, and his Queens, N.Y., company, Sunrise Technologies and Trading Corporation, pleaded guilty in the District of Columbia to conspiracy to illegally export U.S.-origin computers from the United States to Iran through the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
04/27/2017
Washington, DC
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit

Lim Yong Nam, aka Steven Lim, 43, a citizen of Singapore, was sentenced today to 40 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy that caused thousands of radio frequency modules to be illegally exported from the U.S. to Iran, at least 14 of which were later found in unexploded improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Iraq.

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.
10/25/2011
Washington, DC
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Five individuals and four of their companies have been indicted as part of a conspiracy to defraud the United States that allegedly caused thousands of radio frequency modules to be illegally exported from the United States to Iran. At least 16 of those items were later found in unexploded improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Iraq.
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.
07/17/2017
Washington, DC
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit

Joao Pereira da Fonseca, 55, a citizen of Portugal, pled guilty today to a federal charge stemming from a scheme in which he conspired to help an Iranian company unlawfully obtain sophisticated equipment from two companies in the United States.

03/28/2013
Washington, DC
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
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In 2003, 15 agents from what would eventually become U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) deployed to Iraq, three days after the agency's creation, in a campaign dubbed Operation Desert ICE.
01/04/2012
Washington, DC
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Counter-Proliferation Investigations Program, housed within the agency's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), safeguards national security by preventing sensitive U.S. technologies and weapons from reaching the hands of adversaries.
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).
03/02/2016
Washington, DC
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
In addition to his prison sentence, Louis Brothers, 63, of Covington, Kentucky, must also pay a monetary judgment of $1.1 million.
02/22/2012
Washington, DC
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Neil Felahy, the operations manager for California-based MVP Micro was sentenced to 20 months in prison Wednesday for conspiring to sell counterfeit integrated circuits to the U.S. military, defense contractors and others. The investigation was conducted by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS).
03/07/2012
Washington, DC
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) today announced the opening of a multi-agency center established to coordinate and enhance federal export enforcement efforts, the Export Enforcement Coordination Center, or E2C2.
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.
04/21/2011
Washington, DC
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
One individual and his company in New York, and two others and their company in California, were indicted today in the District of Columbia on charges of illegally exporting millions of dollars worth of computer-related equipment from the United States to Iran via the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
01/13/2011
Wilmington, DE
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
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Marc Knapp, 35, of Simi Valley, Calif., pleaded guilty today to engaging in a seven-month course of criminal conduct involving illegal exports to Hungary and attempted exports to the Islamic Republic of Iran and Russia. This guilty plea resulted from an investigation conducted by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
10/07/2014
Wilmington, DE
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Dmitry Ustinov, 53, of Moscow, was sentenced to 18 months in prison and three years of supervised release. In July, he pleaded guilty to conspiring to export the high-tech military technology, in violation of federal law.
07/09/2014
Wilmington, DE
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Dmitry Ustinov, 48, of Moscow, pleaded guilty in the District of Delaware federal court to conspiring to export the high-tech military technology, in violation of federal law.
09/05/2017
Wilmington, DE
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit

“Declassified: Untold Stories of American Spies” is a CNN Original Series hosted by former U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers. Each week, the series highlights true stories of America’s covert operations with first-person accounts told by the agents who lived it.

03/02/2011
Wilmington, DE
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
An Arizona business owner was sentenced on Wednesday for his part in a scheme to ship sensitive technology items to Iran in violation of U.S. sanctions imposed on that country under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA).
09/12/2011
Wilmington, DE
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
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A California man was sentenced to 46 months in federal prison for attempting to export military items to the Islamic Republic of Iran. The sentence is the result of an extensive investigation led by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
06/29/2016
Wilmington, DE
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
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On June 16, 2015, Kan Chen, 26, of Ningbo, China, in Zhejiang Province, was arrested by HSI special agents on the Northern Mariana Island of Saipan following an eight-month investigation into his illegal conduct and has remained in custody.

12/22/2017
Wilmington, DE
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
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HSI and Department of Commerce OEE Special Agents partner to address vulnerabilities in the export sector and work to conduct Project Shield America (PSA) outreach presentations to certain “reshipper” businesses that are unique to Delaware. 

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