US court convicts Russian games developer for buying fighter jet manuals without export licence

Oleg Tishchenko has been sentenced to 1 year imprisonment by a Utah District Court for acquiring F-16, F-35 and other fighter jet manuals from eBay without an export licence under the US Arms Export Control Act; these manuals were on the Munitions List. Mr Tishchenko, who was a developer at Eagle Dynamics which makes flight simulators and software, will be...

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Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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