- International Enforcement Actions
Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers:
Mahmoud Yadegari, an Iranian-born Canadian citizen who ran a business in Toronto, was sentenced to 4 years and 3 months' imprisonment after being found guilty, in Canada, of attempting to illegally export U.S.-origin pressure transducers to Iran through Dubai in March 2009. Pressure transducers can be used in gas centrifuge uranium enrichment and are subject to United Nations sanctions on nuclear-related exports to Iran. Yadegari was the first individual in Canada to be tried and convicted for violating a combination of Canadian sanction and export control laws.
 "Yadegari Guilty," News Release, Public Prosecution Service of Canada, July 6, 2010.
 Supplementary Agreed Statement of Facts, Queen v. Mahmoud Yadegari, Ontario Court of Justice.
 Christopher Kent, Dunniela R. Kaufman, and Olivia Wright, "Recent Developments In Canadian Export Controls/Sanctions Laws," Mondaq, August 4, 2010.