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Export-Related Sentencing and Charges Announced

On 27 April, the US Department of Justice announced the sentencing of Lim Yong Nam to 40 months in prison for conspiracy to illegally export radio frequency modules from the US to Iran. Separately, it also announced two separate sets of charges: (1) the indictment of Mark Komoroski for the alleged attempted export of two riflescopes to an individual in Russia without a required license; and (2) the charging of seven individuals for “conspiring to steal trade secrets from a business in the U.S. on behalf of a company in China that was engaged in manufacturing a high-performance, naval-grade product for military and civilian uses”.

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