2 Plead Guilty In Plot To Export Jet Engines To Iran

Law360, New York (September 6, 2011, 4:45 PM EDT) -- Two men accused of participating in an unsuccessful scheme to export 22 U.S. fighter jet engines to Iran pled guilty to one count of the indictment Friday in Florida federal court.

Amparo Echeverri Valdes, 53, and Carlos Alfredo Pantoja-Coral, 57, pled guilty to the fourth count of the indictment — fraudulently attempting to export J85 engines from the U.S. to Iran in violation of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act — after prosecutors agreed to drop the other five counts against the two men.

The men...
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