Taiwanese Man Gets 42 Months For Exports To Iran

Law360, New York (August 27, 2010, 5:50 PM EDT) -- A Taiwanese businessman was sentenced Friday to 42 months in prison for breaking U.S. trade laws by exporting American goods with military uses to Iran.

Yi-Lan Chen was sentenced by Judge Adalberto Jordan of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida for violating several trade embargoes on Iran by sending U.S. goods to the Mideast nation through Hong Kong and Taiwan.

The defendant had faced up to 60 years in prison and a fine of $1 million.

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