By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

20 months sentence for violating US Iran export controls

A US District Court in Ohio, Columbus, has sentenced Behrooz Behroozian, a US citizen born in Iran, to 20 months in prison for exporting goods to Iran for over 10 years in violation of the International Emergency Economic powers Act (IEEPA). The goods were industrial equipment parts used for pipelines in the refinement industry, such as manifolds, valves and connectors, …

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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