Contractor Sentenced For Sending Rifle Designs To China

Law360, New York (November 15, 2011, 7:32 PM EST) -- A New Jersey defense contractor on Tuesday was sentenced to two years of probation and ordered to pay the federal government about $1.1 million after pleading guilty to sending drawings and specifications of military assault rifles to a Chinese company.

U.S. District Judge Jose L. Linares sentenced Swiss Technology Inc. for violating the Arms Export Control Act by exporting U.S. Department of Defense drawings, U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey Paul J. Fishman announced Tuesday.

The Clifton, N.J.-based company ceased operating last month after...
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