Ex-NASA Contractor Seeks Retrial In Iran Satellite Case

Law360, New York (June 24, 2013, 7:58 PM EDT) -- A former NASA contractor urged a Maryland federal judge Monday to clear him of all charges or grant a new trial on the counts he was convicted of in a case accusing him of providing satellite technology to Iran, violating a trade act and money laundering.

Nader Modanlo seeks another shot at shedding an indictment that accused him of violating the Iran Trade Embargo Act, money laundering, obstruction of bankruptcy proceedings and other charges, according to Monday’s motion. The Iran-born U.S. citizen asked the judge to...
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