Indictment of Hamid Reza Hashemi and Murat Taskiran

October 24, 2012

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  1. Carbon fiber is a product that consists of thin fibers made of carbon atoms. Carbon fiber has a wide variety of industrial uses. For example, it can be used in aerospace engineering and it can be used in gas centrifuges that enrich uranium. Since carbon fiber has both military and non-military uses, it is typically characterized as a “dual use” commodity.
  2. At all times relevant to the Indictment,  HAMID REZA HASHEMI, the defendant, was a citizen of the United States who lived and worked in Iran. HASHEMI operated a company in Tehran, Iran (the “Iranian Company”) , which procured, and attempted to procure, carbon fiber from various sales brokers.