Sony reports sales to Iran that may violate US sanction

June 28, 2013 04:42

Sony Corp. said it sold almost $13 million in video and medical equipment to dealers in Dubai that resold the gear in Iran. The recipients included groups under US sanctions.

In a US filing yesterday, Sony said it sold broadcast equipment, security cameras and video-conferencing gear to dealers in Dubai who planned to resell or resold the products to groups including the Information Technology Department of the Iranian Police and the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting.The law allows the US to seek fines against companies that supply products used to oppress people in Iran.

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