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  1. U.S. Targets Procurement Network Supplying Machine Tools to Iran

    The United States recently exposed a scheme by two individuals to procure export-controlled U.S. and Canadian equipment with nuclear applications on behalf of an end user in Iran. The timing of the conspiracy highlights Iran's continued efforts to ill ...

  2. U.S. Telecom Mogul Receives Prison Sentence for Helping Iran into Space

    On December 20, 2013 Nader Modanlo, a U.S. citizen born in Iran, was sentenced to eight years in federal prison and ordered to forfeit $10 million on charges of brokering a deal that helped Iran launch its first satellite, in violation of U.S. sanctions. F ...

  3. UK Businessman Jailed for Exporting Radiation Detection Equipment to Iran

    Philip Bisgrove, the owner of NDT Mart, pleaded guilty to knowingly exporting controlled items to Iran without the required licenses. Between 2007 and 2008, the Lancashire businessman illegally exported to Iran ten shipments of dosimeters and doserate mete ...

  4. UK Tightens Its Restrictions on Exports To Iran

    November 1, 2010 International Enforcement Actions The UK's Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) announced that all export licenses to Iran for items included on the European Union list of dual-use goods, along with brokering services ...

  5. Valves Used in Uranium Enrichment Shipped to Iran

    April 1, 2010 International Enforcement Actions An investigation was triggered when the International Atomic Energy Agency received an e-mail that alleged the shipment of illegal goods to Iran, naming Javedan Mehr Toos (JMT) as the recipient. JMT received ...

  6. Vessel Carrying Iranian Weapons Seized by Israeli Navy

    On November 11, 2009, the Israeli military released documentary evidence tying the arms cargo of the "Francop," a vessel seized by Israel's navy off the coast of Cyprus, to Iran. The merchant ship was flying the Antigua flag and was heading ...

  7. Virginia Man Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Shipping Industrial Goods to Iran via the United Arab Emirates

    On June 13, 2014 Vahid Hosseini, a naturalized American citizen born in Iran, was sentenced to 30 months in prison and two years of supervised release after pleading guilty to charges of money laundering and conspiracy to violate the Iranian Transactions a ...

  8. Who are the Iranian Sanctions Violators Pardoned on Implementation Day?

    On January 17, 2016 – the day after implementation of the nuclear deal with Iran – President Barack Obama announced the details of another agreement with Iran: four Americans who had been detained in Iran were released, and, in exchange, clemency was grant ...

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