Ex-Contractor Indicted For Scheme To Send F-35 Docs To Iran

Law360, Washington (January 22, 2014, 2:03 PM EST) -- A federal grand jury in Connecticut on Tuesday indicted a former defense contractor for allegedly attempting to ship documents about the U.S. Air Force’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program and military jet engines to Iran.

Mozaffar Khazaee, 59, was arrested by federal agents in January. Prosecutors allege he attempted to ship crates of sensitive documents about the JSF program to Iran in November.

U.S. Customs and Border Control officials discovered the cache in California on a ship bound for Iran, according to an affidavit released on...
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