Feds Charge 4 Over Carbon Fiber Exports To Iran, China

Law360, New York (December 5, 2012, 11:34 PM EST) -- Federal prosecutors in New York on Wednesday accused four men of working to export materials from the U.S., including carbon fiber that can be used in uranium enrichment and military munitions, to China and Iran in violation of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, which restricts such exports.

Three men, Hamid Hashemi, Peter Gromacki and Amir Tamimi, were arrested and are in custody in the U.S., according to a statement Wednesday by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. Prosecutors did not...
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