Iranian national sentenced in US for violating Iranian Arms Embargo

Mehrdad Ansari, an Iranian citizen, has been sentenced to 63 months’ imprisonment by the US District Court for the Western District of Texas for violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) as part of a scheme to obtain dual-use goods for export to Iran, without the necessary licences. Press Release. In May 2021, Mr Ansari was convicted of 1 …

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