Mir Hossein Ghaemi

Also Known As: 

Mir Ghamei

Exporting Country: 

United States


Edgewood, MD


443-421-9985 (mobile)

Arrested on November 17, 2008, in connection with an indictment targeting him along with his alleged co-conspirator Mohammad Reza Vaghari, for crimes relating to their alleged participation in illegal business transactions with Iran between 2002 and 2008; charged with one count of conspiracy to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA); allegedly conducted business, along with Vaghari, as Pennsylvania-based Saamen Company, LLC, an import-export business also known as Saaman, Inc. and Saaman, and co-owned by Dubai-based Hamid Saderadni; through Saamen, allegedly conspired to export goods, technology, and services, including computing equipment, ultrasonic liquid processors, fuel cell technology, electrical equipment, sophisticated laboratory and medical equipment, hydrophones, automobile parts, and centrifuges from the United States, through the United Arab Emirates (UAE), for ultimate delivery to Iran without required licenses from the U.S. Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and in violation of U.S. law; ultimate recipients allegedly included the Pasteur Institute of Iran and Tarbiat Modarres University in Tehran; faces a maximum sentence of 5 years imprisonment if convicted; trial is scheduled to begin on November 2, 2009; citizen of Iran; in September 2001, became a lawful permanent resident of the United States; allegedly 42 years old as of November 2008.

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Date Entered: 

August 31, 2009

Date Last Modified: 

August 31, 2009