Electronics Firm Faces Penalty Over Export Violations

Law360, New York (January 7, 2014, 6:25 PM EST) -- A Pennsylvania-based maker of electronics faces a suspended $500,000 penalty under an agreement with the U.S. Department of Commerce for allegedly exporting nearly $3 million in amplifiers from the U.S. to countries including China and Russia without licenses to clear national security export restrictions.

Souderton, Pa.-based Amplifier Research Corp. agreed to settle the allegations by the Bureau of Industry and Security, part of the U.S. Department of Commerce. The bureau said it would suspend the $500,000 civil penalty for two years and waive it at the...
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