US Says Ex-NASA Worker Illegally Exported Technology

Law360, New York (January 11, 2011, 1:43 PM EST) -- A former NASA employee accused of illegally sending components used in infrared rifle scopes to South Korea has been hit with criminal charges by the U.S. government.

Prosecutors filed a two-count information against Kue Sang Chun on Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. The 66-year-old Ohio resident was charged with one count of exporting defense articles on the U.S. Munitions List without getting an export license or authorization from the U.S. Department of State, and one count of filing a...
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