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Major Export Enforcement Cases - Directorate of Defense Trade ...

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Major Export Enforcement Cases - Directorate of Defense Trade

FEBRUARY 2013 NSD WWW.JUSTICE.GOV (202) 514-2007 SUMMARY OF MAJOR U.S. EXPORT ENFORCEMENT, ECONOMIC ESPIONAGE, TRADE SECRET AND EMBARGO-RELATED CRIMINAL CASES (January 2007 to the present: updated Feb. 14, 2013) Below is a snapshot of some of the major counterproliferation, export control, economic espionage, theft of trade secrets, and embargo-related criminal prosecutions handled by the Justice Department since January 2007. These cases resulted from investigations by the Department of Homeland Security’s ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), the Pentagon’s Defense Criminal Investigative Service (DCIS), and other law enforcement agencies. This list of cases is not exhaustive and only represents select cases. Thermal Imaging Scopes and Cameras to Belarus – On Feb. 14, 2013, Vitali Tsishuk was sentenced in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania to 24 months in prison for conspiring to export military-grade night vision devices to Belarus in violation of the Arms Export Control Act and the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA). On Aug. 10, 2011, an indictment was returned charging Tsishuk, as well as Yahor Osin, Aliaksandr Belski, Aliaksandr Stashynski, Volha Dubouskaya, and Ernest Chornoletskyy with conspiracy to export defense articles without a license and conspiracy to violate IEEPA. Osin, Belski and Tsishuk were further charged with conspiracy to launder monetary instruments. According to the indictment, from Jan. 2008, to early August 2011, the defendants conspired to illegally export to Belarus numerous defense articles, including ThOR 2 Thermal Imaging Scopes, AN/PAS-23 Mini Thermal Monoculars, and Thermal-Eye Renegade-320s without obtaining a license from the State Department. During this period, the defendants also allegedly conspired to illegal export Commerce-controlled items to Belarus, including L-3 x 200xp Handheld Thermal Imaging Cameras without a Commerce Department license. Tsishuk pleaded guilty on Oct. 28, 2011, while Osin and Chornoletskyy pleaded guilty on Feb. 29, 2012. Ammunition to Jordan – On Feb. 4, 2013, Brian Keith Bishop, an employee of the U.S. Embassy in Jordan, was convicted in a bench trial in the Eastern District of Virginia of violating the Arms Export Control Act and delivering ammunition to a common carrier without notice. In August 2011, federal agents discovered that Bishop had placed approximately 9,446 rounds of ammunition, including 9mm, 7.62 X 39mm, 45 caliber and 12 gauge shells in a cargo container of personal effects that he was shipping from the United States to Jordan through a U.S. government contract carrier. Bishop did not have a license to export defense articles from the United States and Jordanian law prohibits the possession of firearms on Jordanian territory without a permit issued by the Public Security Directorate. Ammunition and Night Vision Goggles to Mexico – On Feb. 4, 2013, Erik Alan Garza appeared in federal court in the Western District of Texas (San Antonio) following his extradition from Mexico on federal smuggling charges. Garza was charged in a June 2012 indictment with six 1

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