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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.
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.
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.

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.
08/20/2019
Los Angeles, CA
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit

Rami Najm Asad-Ghanem, 53, who was commonly known as Rami Ghanem, a naturalized United States citizen who was living in Egypt at the time of the offenses, was sentenced Monday by U.S. District Judge S. James Otero.

04/22/2014
Philadelphia, PA
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Indicted were Ahmad Feras Diri, 39, of London; Harold Rinko, 72, of Hallstead, Susquehanna County, Pa., and Moawea Deri, 36, a Syrian citizen, and a firm with which Ahmad Feras Diri and Moawea Deri were associated.
06/23/2011
Macon, GA
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Seven individuals and five corporate entities based in the United States, France, the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) and Iran have been indicted in the state of Georgia for their alleged roles with illegally exporting military components for fighter jets and attack helicopters from the United States to Iran.
05/12/2015
Cedar Rapids, IA
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Ali Afif Al Herz, 50, Bassem Herz, 30, Sarah Zeaiter, 24, and Adam Ben Ali Al Herz, 22, all related to each other, and all from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, have each been charged with conspiracy to illegally ship a container or package containing numerous firearms and ammunition to the Middle East without notice to the shipper.
04/07/2016
Boston, MA
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
David L. Maricola, 60, of Southbridge, pleaded guilty to a 32-count indictment charging him with conspiracy, illegally exporting defense articles, making false statements on customs forms, and money laundering. Maricola shipped the parts to countries including France, Finland, Indonesia, New Zealand, Thailand, Spain, Australia, and Germany.
03/13/2012
Buffalo, NY
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit

Charles Wright of Pennsylvania has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to smuggle magnesium powder used to produce countermeasure flares for the Defense Department into the United States by false and fraudulent invoices. This investigation is being conducted by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).

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.
09/05/2017
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.

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.
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.
06/29/2014
Del Rio, TX
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Carlo Lee Reyes, aka El Raton, 41, of San Antonio, was sentenced to 240 months for aiding the attempted exportation of a firearm from the United States and for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Reyes' prison term will be followed by three years of supervised release and he must pay a $5,000 fine.
05/09/2011
Fresno, CA
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
A Bakersfield, Calif.-based company and its chief executive were sentenced here Monday for conspiracy to export services related to sale of industrial valves to Iran.
07/31/2015
Oklahoma City, OK
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
According to court records, on July 2, 2014, Majid Iranpour Mobarekeh, 45, illegally sent and exported 450 firearm shell casings from the United States to the Republic of Iran.
08/22/2016
Miami, FL
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit

Wenxia Man, aka Wency Man, 45, of San Diego, was convicted June 9 by a federal jury on one count of conspiring to export and cause the export of defense articles without the required license.

04/23/2012
El Paso, TX
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
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Special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) early Monday arrested the former owner of the largest supplier of law enforcement gear, supplies and ammunition in the Southwest.
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.
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. 

10/06/2016
New York, NY
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit

Alexey Barysheff, 36, along with his cohorts Dmitrii Aleksandrovich Karpenko, 33, and Alexey Krutilin, 27, is charged with acquiring sophisticated military and satellite technology on behalf of Russian end-users. 

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).
09/15/2014
McAllen, TX
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
Erik Perez-Bazan, 27, from Hidalgo, Texas, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Micaela Alvarez to 75 months in prison to be immediately followed by three years of supervised release.
04/18/2011
Newark, NJ
Counter Proliferation Investigation Unit
New Jersey businessman, company plead guilty to contracting fraud

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