Feds Defend Iran Satellite Tech Conspiracy Case

Law360, New York (September 7, 2012, 4:12 PM EDT) -- Prosecutors urged a Maryland federal court Thursday not to dismiss money laundering and trade embargo charges over an alleged conspiracy to provide satellite technology to Iran, claiming the defendant's assertion that the government didn't actually allege that he provided services to Iran was bunk. 

The government's opposition memorandum came in response to Nader Modanlo, a U.S. citizen born in Iran, filing three separate motions to dismiss that took aim at all 12 counts leveled against him in a November 2010 superseding indictment.

Modanlo said the government...
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