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  1. Spanish Company Charged with Exporting Turbine Manufacturing Machines with Nuclear Applications to Iran

    In November 2012, Spanish Customs raided the headquarters of ONA Electroerosion S.A. because of concerns that the Spanish machine tool manufacturer had smuggled nuclear-useable items to Iran, in violation of international sanctions. Spanish authorities ini ...

  2. Spanish Police Seize Iran-Bound Helicopters Purchased in Israel

    Spanish police seized 9 U.S.-made Bell-112 military transport helicopters and aviation spare parts, and arrested 5 Spanish businessmen suspected of attempting to illegally export the seized materials to Iran. The police also arrested three Iranians accused ...

  3. Swedish Man Found Guilty of Violating Iran Sanctions

    Shahab Ghasri, a naturalized Swedish citizen of Iranian origin, was found guilty of violating international sanctions against Iran. The verdict was delivered by a Swedish district court in February 2013; Ghasri was given a three month suspended jail senten ...

  4. Taiwanese Citizen Sentenced for Illegal Exports of Military and Dual-Use Items to Iran

    A U.S. district court in Texas sentenced Taiwanese citizen Susan Yip to two years in federal prison on October 24, 2012, for her role in shipping thousands of U.S.-origin military and dual-use parts from the United States to Iran. Yip worked with Iranian c ...

  5. Taiwanese Man Charged with in Conspiracy to Export Sensitive Microelectronics to Iran

    April 28, 2015 International Enforcement Actions Military Arthur Shyu, a senior manager of Hosoda Taiwan Co. Ltd., was indicted on April 16, 2015, along with eight other defendants, as part of a procurement network that allegedly supplied at least $24-mil ...

  6. Taiwanese National Conspires with Known Procurement Network to Send U.S.-Origin Dual-Use Electronics to Iran

    November 20, 2015 International Enforcement Actions Missile Military Kunlin Hsieh, a Taiwanese national and sales manager for Junbon Enterprises Co. Ltd. in Taiwan, pleaded guilty in June 2015 to conspiring to ship U.S.-origin dual-use electronic parts fr ...

  7. Taiwanese Sentenced for Illegal Export of Dual-Use Components to Iran via Hong Kong

    September 1, 2010 International Enforcement Actions Yi-Lan Chen, a.k.a. Kevin Chen, of Taiwan, pleaded guilty on May 13, 2010, and was sentenced on August 27, 2010, to 42 months’ imprisonment for illegally exporting dual-use components to Iran. According ...

  8. Turkish Authorities Seize Truck of Explosives En Route to Syria from Iran

    February 1, 2011 International Enforcement Actions On February 15, 2011 Turkish authorities seized a truck carrying explosives en route to Syria from Iran. The interdiction took place in Kilis, a Turkish town near the Syrian border. The truck was carrying ...

  9. Turkish Authorities Seize Weapons Cache Destined for Syria from Iran

    On March 19, 2011 Turkish authorities seized a large weapons cache destined for Syria from an Ilyushin cargo aircraft operated by Yas Air, an Iranian cargo airline. The cargo, which was labeled as "spare auto parts," included AK-47 assault rifles ...

  10. Turkish Company in Procurement Ring Settles Charge of Illicit Export of Valve Parts to Iran

    March 21, 2015 International Enforcement Actions On March 20, 2015, AAG Makina, a Turkish equipment manufacturer, settled one charge of aiding an unauthorized export to Iran with the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS).  Accor ...

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