Iranian-US Citizen Gets 4 Years For Violating Sanctions

Law360, New York (November 18, 2013, 6:56 PM EST) -- A dual Iranian-U.S. citizen was sentenced in New York federal court on Friday to 46 months in prison, after he pled guilty to taking part in a scheme to illegally export high-grade carbon fiber from the U.S. to Iran.

In addition to the prison term, Hamid Reza Hashemi — who in July pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, and to two counts of substantive violations of that law — was sentenced to one year of supervised release,...
To view the full article, register now.