DHL Strikes $9M Deal Over Iran, Sudan Shipments

Law360, New York (August 6, 2009, 4:52 PM EDT) -- The U.S. government has reached a $9.4 million settlement with delivery company DHL Express USA over allegedly improper shipments made to Iran and Sudan in violation of trade sanctions.

The U.S. Department of the Treasury and Department of Commerce said Thursday that the settlement also puts to rest allegations that DHL, a unit of Germany's Deutsche Post DHL, failed to keep appropriate records as required under federal regulations.

The settlement is the result of a nearly six-year investigation by the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry...
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