Ex-PPG Exec Settles With US Over Pakistan Exports

Law360, New York (August 30, 2011, 3:09 PM EDT) -- A former executive at PPG Industries Inc., whose Chinese subsidiary pled guilty to exporting coating materials to Pakistan for use in nuclear reactors without U.S. authorization, agreed Friday to pay the U.S. Department of Commerce $250,000 for his alleged role in the scheme.

Howard L. Combs, PPG Industries' director of business development and support at the time of the alleged exports, agreed to a settlement after the department's Bureau of Industry & Security informed him that it planned to initiate an administrative proceeding accusing him of...
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