Businessman Gets 4 Years For Iranian Missile Export Plot

Law360, New York (August 12, 2011, 5:34 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge on Friday sentenced a businessman who tried to illegally ship missile parts to Iran to 51 months in prison, issuing a term in the middle of sentencing guidelines for a crime he called "extremely serious."

U.S. District Judge Samuel Der-Yeghiayan issued the same 51-month sentence, to run concurrently, for two charges of conspiring to export goods and technology to Iran without a license and attempting to export defense articles on the U.S. Munitions List without a license. Defendant Davoud Baniameri, 38, pled...
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