Calif. Man Gets 15 Months For Selling Tech To China

Law360, New York (October 31, 2012, 7:28 PM EDT) -- A California businessman was sentenced Monday to 15 months in prison for selling microwave amplifiers to China without a license, a violation of export restrictions meant to protect U.S. national security.

Fu-Tain Lu, 65, also will serve three years' probation and pay a $5,000 fine for using a company he founded, Fushine Technology Inc., to funnel the sensitive technology from Miteq Components Inc. to China. U.S. District Judge Ronald M. Whyte imposed the sentence at a hearing in San Jose, Calif.

Lu, a resident of technology...
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USA v. Lu et al


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5:09-cr-00341

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California Northern

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April 2, 2009

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