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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. 

12/12/2016
Cedar Rapids, IA
Contraband

Bassem Afif Herz, 31, of Cedar Rapids, was sentenced to 97 months in prison following his previous guilty plea to various charges related to a scheme to illegally export hundreds of firearms to Lebanon.

03/28/2011
Tampa, FL
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
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Foreign national indicted for illegal import of unmanned aerial vehicle
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...
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.
03/20/2018
Minneapolis, MN
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit

Aliereza Jalali, 39, was sentenced before U.S. District Judge Joan N. Ericksen in the District of Minnesota, on one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States. He pleaded guilty to the charge on Nov. 29, 2017.

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.
08/25/2015
Seattle, WA
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Yue Wu, 41, was arrested Oct. 23, 2014, at San Francisco International Airport as he prepared to leave the United States.
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).
05/15/2012
Laredo, TX
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Five Laredo residents pleaded guilty Tuesday to falsifying assault rifle purchases, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson, Southern District of Texas.
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.

01/21/2014
Cheyenne, WY
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
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Roman Georgiyevich Kvinikadze, a citizen of Russia, was sentenced Friday to almost five months in federal prison (time served) for conspiracy to illegally export military-grade thermal imaging scopes to his home country.
03/08/2013
Alexandria, VA
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Mehdi Khorramshahgol, a U.S. citizen and Iranian national, has been accused of allegedly exporting tens of thousands of dollars of industrial parts manufactured by U.S. companies to Iran, in violation of U.S. trade sanctions.
11/09/2014
Seattle, WA
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
See Kee Chin, aka Alfred Chin, 56, of Hong Kong, was arrested in February after he handed over an $85,000 payment to undercover HSI special agents and attempted to pick up 10 accelerometers. Court records state Chin had indicated he planned to smuggle the parts out of the country in his suitcase. He previously discussed hiding the items in children’s toys.
10/01/2018
Los Angeles, CA
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit

Si Chen, 33, pleaded guilty in July to conspiracy to violate the IEEPA, which controls and restricts the export of certain goods and technology from the United States to foreign nations. Chen also pleaded guilty to money laundering and using a forged passport with her photo but a different name that appeared to have been issued by the People’s Republic of China.

10/19/2011
Miami, FL
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Yi-Lan Chen, a Taiwanese national convicted of conspiring to export missile components to Iran in violation of the International Emergency Powers Act (IEPA), was deported to Taiwan on Tuesday by U.S. ICE's Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO) in Miami.
12/18/2015
Boston, MA
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Sihai Cheng, aka Chun Hai Cheng or Alex Cheng, 35, and a citizen of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiring to commit export violations and smuggle goods from the United States to Iran, and four counts of illegally exporting U.S. manufactured pressure transducers to Iran.
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).
06/28/2012
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
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.

02/10/2014
Del Rio, TX
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Jesus Cardenas, 23, and Luis Cardenas, 34, both of New Braunfels, Texas, were found guilty after a three-day trial for attempting to smuggle ammunition and magazines into Mexico.
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.

03/19/2015
San Francisco, CA
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Pavel Semenovich Flider, 65, of San Rafael, and his company, Trident International Corporation, LLC, were indicted by a federal grand jury March 5 for smuggling goods; conspiracy to commit international money laundering; and money laundering. The case is the result of an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and the FBI.
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).

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