Press Releases

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois:   Hsien Tai Tsai (AKA Alex Tsai) pleads guilty
Press Release
October 10, 2014

Intel Subsidiary Agrees to $750,000 Penalty for Unauthorized Encryption Exports
Press Release
October 8, 2014

Foreign Subsidiary of Texas Oil Firm Pleads Guilty to Illegally Exporting Drilling Equipment to Syria
Press Release
October 2, 2014

Temporary Denial Order Issued for Illegal Export of Crime Control items to Russia and China
Press Release | TDO
September 30, 2014

OEE Special Agents Recognized by U.S. Attorney General
Press Release
September 30, 2014

Pennsylvania Man Pleads Guilty in Conspiracy to Illegally Export Restricted Laboratory Equipment to Syria
DOJ Press Release
September 17, 2014

Italian Company Agrees to $100,000 Penalty for Unlawful Technology Export to Syria 
Press Release
September 17, 2014

U.S. Commerce Department Expands Export Restrictions Aimed at Russia’s Defense Sector
Press Release
September 12, 2014

Russian Oil Industry Sanctions and Addition of Person to the Entity List
BIS Rule
August 1, 2014

U.S. Commerce Department Expands Export Restrictions on Russia
Press Release 
July 29, 2014

Commerce Department Announces Further Expansion of Export Restrictions on Russia
Press Release
July 16, 2014

Export Control Reform: Administration Publishes Changes to Regulations Controlling Exports of Military Electronics
Press Release
June 30, 2014

Texas Woman Admits Illegally Exporting Advanced Combat Optical Gunsights, Sentenced To Prison
Press Release
June 19, 2014

Dutch Company Agrees to Pay $10.5 Million Civil Penalty to Settle Commerce Department Charges Involving Illegal Exports and Reexports to Iran and Sudan
Press Release
June 5, 2014

U.A.E. Freight Forwarder Agrees to Pay $125,000 Penalty in Connection with Export and Reexport of Monitoring Devices to Syria
Press Release
May 20, 2014

Washington Man Sentenced In Conspiracy To Export Sophisticated Computer Equipment To Iran
Press Release
April 30, 2014

U.S. Commerce Department Adds Nine Persons Associated with Missile Proliferator to Entity List
Press Release
April 29, 2014

Commerce Department Announces Expansion of Export Restrictions on Russia
Press Release
April 28, 2014

Indictment Unsealed Charging Pennsyvania Man and Two Additional Individuals with Conspiracy to Illegally Export Restricted Chemical Laboratory Equipment to Syria
Press Release
April 23, 2014

Schuylkill County Firm and Chief Officer Charged with Shipping Machinery to Iran in Violation of U.S. Export License Requirements
Press Release
April 23, 2014

Commerce Department Announces Move Against Russian Expropriation of Ukrainian Company
Press Release
April 11, 2014

Bureau of Industry and Security Fines California Company for Illegal Export of Technology to Russian Engineer
Press Release
February 24, 2014

Former Connecticut Resident Indicted for Attempting to Ship Sensitive Military Documents to Iran
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January 21, 2014

Bureau of Industry and Security Adds 36 Parties to Entity List for Actions Involving Illegal Shipments of Goods to Iran and China
Press Release
December 12, 2013

Chinese National Sentenced to 57 Months Incarceration for Attempting to Illegally Export Aerospace-Grade Carbon Fiber
Press Release
December 10, 2013

New York Man Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court To Three Months In Prison For Exporting High-Grade Carbon Fiber To China
Press Release
November 26, 2013

Texas Company to Pay $100 Million for Export Violations to Iran, Syria, Cuba, and Other Countries
Press Release
November 26, 2013

Chinese National Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Illegally Export Aerospace-Grade Carbon Fiber to China
Press Release
August 19, 2013

Iranian National Sentenced in Manhattan Federal Court to 30 Months in Prison for Conspiring to Export Satellite Technology from the United States to Iran
Press Release
August 15, 2013

Bureau of Industry and Security Announces SYRIA: Additional Items Eligible for Export/Reexport under License
Press Release
June 12, 2013

Cyber-Sting Nets Chinese National in Attempt to Export Sensitive Defense Technology 
DOJ Press Release
May 30, 2013

Taiwanese Father and Son Arrested for Allegedly Violating US Laws to Prevent Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction
DOJ Press ReleaseAlex Tsai Complaint | Gary Tsai Complaint
May 6, 2013

Bureau of Industry and Security Announces $2.8 Million Civil Settlement with Computerlinks FZCO for Charges Related to Unlawful Exporting of Technology to Syria
Press ReleaseComputerlinks Order
April 25, 2013

Iranian National Accused of Illegally Exporting Good for Iranian Petro
DOJ Press Release
March 8, 2013

Pennsylvania Man Sentenced to 42 Months in Prison for Export Violations
DOJ Press Release | Statement from Under Secretary of Commerce Hirschhorn
January 17, 2013

Two Extradited From Singapore in Connection With Plot To Illegally Export Military Antennas
DOJ Press Release
December 21, 2012

Former Managing Director of PPG Paints Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., Sentenced to a Year in Prison for Conspiring to Illegally Export High-Performance Coatings to Nuclear Reactor in Pakistan
Defendant Also Ordered to Pay a $100,000 Fine, Perform Community Service
DOJ Press Release
December 20, 2012

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