Computer Exporter Gets 4 Years For Iran Shipments

Law360, New York (October 19, 2012, 2:30 PM EDT) -- A Florida man has been sentenced to four years in prison and ordered to forfeit $10 million for illegally exporting sophisticated computers and equipment to Iran in violation of the U.S. embargo, the U.S. Department of Justice said Thursday.

U.S. District Judge Virginia M. Hernandez Covington sentenced Tampa resident Mohammad Reza "Ray" Hajian, 57, on charges that he conspired to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act and the Iranian Transaction Regulations, the DOJ said in a statement. The judge also ordered Hajian to serve a...
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