Harold Hemming

Also Known As: 

Hemming, Harold

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear

Exporting Country: 

Reportedly a German mechanical engineer living in Hong Kong who was involved in the purchase of 44 high-voltage switches that can trigger a nuclear explosion from a German company, Behlke Electronic GmbH; reportedly was contacted in mid-2002 by Eddie Johansson, a Swede of Iranian origin, for help with the purchase; according to German customs investigators, the switches were destined for Tehran; reportedly received a bank transfer of $72,337.80 from Mr. Johansson's brother for the purchase of the switches; reportedly contacted a friend in Germany, Eva-Marie Hack, who also assisted with the purchase; reportedly was detained at his hotel after the shipment of the switches and was released after interrogation; reportedly left Germany for Hong Kong on November 18, 2002.

Date Entered: 

January 26, 2004

Date Last Modified: 

March 23, 2004