NJ Contractor Admits Sending Rifle Designs To China

Law360, New York (July 12, 2011, 7:26 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey defense contractor on Tuesday agreed to pay the federal government approximately $1.1 million after pleading guilty to sending drawings and specifications of military assault rifles to a Chinese company.

Swiss Technology Inc. pled guilty to one violation of the Arms Export Control Act for exporting drawings and specifications for parts of three military assault rifles for manufacture by a Chinese company after entering into manufacturing contracts with the U.S. Department of Defense between August 2004 and June 2009.

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