Also Known As:
- Lynbrook, New York
- Long Island, New York
On June 19, 2008, pleaded guilty to a three-count superseding federal information filed on that date in the Southern District of New York; charges included conspiracy to violate the Arms Export Control Act and smuggle goods from the United States, conspiracy to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, and conspiracy to commit money laundering.
According to the charges, between 2000 and July 2007, exported civilian and military aviation parts for the F-14 military fighter jet, among others, from the United States to Malaysia with knowledge that the parts were destined for Iran and without the required licenses or approval; arrested in Lynbrook, New York on July 19, 2007.
According to a press release issued at the time of his arrest, allegedly established Vash International in January 2004 to export for defense and logistic support, including guided missiles, rocket launchers, and tanks, and, on eleven occasions between January 2004 and May 2006, used it to export F-5 and F-14 fighter jet parts and Chinook helicopter parts from the United States to a company in Malaysia without the required export licenses after being denied a license to send military equipment to the company.
A Pakistani citizen and resident of Long Island, New York; 59 years old as of July 2007.