Electronics Co.'s $30M Exports Broke Iran Embargo, Feds Say

Law360, Los Angeles (December 21, 2012, 3:30 PM EST) -- An Iranian firm, its subsidiaries and employees have been charged with conspiring to defraud the U.S. by illegally exporting more than $30 million in American electronics to Iran, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Alexandria, Va., said Wednesday.

A charging indictment and criminal complaint, first filed in June, were made public after two of the nine alleged conspirators, Alireza Beshcari and Mikaeil Ghahramani, were arrested in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Peter Carr, a spokesman for the U.S. Attorney’s Office, told Law360.

The indictment accuses Tehran-based Business Machinery...
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