International Business Organizations Convicted of Criminal Conspiracy to Violate Iranian Sanctions

April 18, 2023


Department of Justice

Related Country: 

  • Brunei
  • Taiwan

Two companies, Taiwan-based DES International Co. Ltd. and Brunei-based Soltech Industry Co. Ltd., pleaded guilty to conspiring to violate U.S. sanctions and export control laws. The companies have directors and employees in common and worked together to procure U.S.-origin goods, including a power amplifier and cybersecurity software, on behalf of an Iranian research center. Both were sentenced to pay a fine of $83,769 and to serve a five-year term of corporate probation.