Ex-Navy Contractor Sanctioned For Providing Data To Taiwan

Law360, New York (October 29, 2013, 1:25 PM EDT) -- Former U.S. Navy contractor Precision Image Corp. will pay $300,000 and its owner will serve a prison sentence after pleading guilty to providing the Taiwanese government with sensitive military circuit board technology in violation of U.S. export control laws, prosecutors said Monday.

The penalty was handed down in a Washington state federal court by U.S. District Judge James L. Robart, who also sentenced the company's owner, Chih-Kwang Hwa, to four months in prison and six months in home detention for committing wire fraud as part of...
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