Businessman Gets Probation In Iran Missile Export Case

Law360, Chicago (November 30, 2012, 5:25 PM EST) -- An Illinois federal judge sentenced a California businessman to five years' probation Friday for trying to illegally export missile components bound for Iran, overriding a prosecutor's argument that he deserved at least two and a half years in prison.

U.S. District Judge Samuel Der-Yeghiayan also ordered Andro Telemi, 42, to pay a $10,000 fine and to spend the first six months of his sentence in home detention. Prosecutor Patrick Pope had pushed for Telemi to be sentenced within the guideline range of 32 to 37 months....
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