Arms Dealer Pleads Guilty To Iran Export Violations

Law360, New York (November 24, 2009, 3:39 PM EST) -- A Belgian man long suspected of international arms dealing has pled guilty to conspiring to export F-5 fighter jet engines and parts from the U.S. to Iran, a crime that carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

Jacques Monsieur entered the plea Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama, pleading guilty as to one count of a six-count indictment filed in August.

Monsieur was arrested in August 2009 upon his arrival in New York, according...
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