Monday, March 24, 2008

Export Violation Nets 24 Year Sentence

A press release of the Department of Justice states that an individual was "found guilty by a federal jury in May 2007 of conspiracy, two counts of attempting to violate export control laws, failing to register as an agent of a foreign government and making false statements to federal investigators."  The sentence imposed was 293 months in prison.  The press release also states that the defendant is "[a]n engineer who conspired with family members to export United States sensitive military technology to the People‚Äôs Republic of China."  White collar cases will sometimes implicate military and defense issues.

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