Motor Oil Exec Indicted Over Alleged Iran Export Scheme

Law360, New York (June 15, 2012, 7:04 PM EDT) -- The president of a South Carolina motor oil company accused of attempting to evade the U.S. trade embargo with Iran by sending his shipments through the United Arab Emirates has been indicted, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday.

Delfin Group USA LLC President Markos Baghdasarian was indicted in South Carolina federal court for allegedly managing a scheme to skirt the Iran embargo, weeks after the man was apprehended while attempting to leave the country.

“Baghdasarian did knowingly and willfully combine, conspire, confederate and agree with...
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Case Information

Case Title

USA v. Baghdasarian

Case Number



South Carolina

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

May 17, 2012

Government Agencies

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