2 US citizens charged with exporting military aircraft parts to Iran

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July 4, 2008 04:05

 
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Federal prosecutors in Miami have indicted two naturalized US citizens with illegally providing US-made military aircraft parts to Iranian buyers. An 11-count indictment released Thursday charged Hassan Saied Keshari and Traian Bujduveanu with violating arms export laws and circumventing the US embargo against Iran. Prosecutors said the men bought and sold the parts in the US and then illegally shipped them to Iran through the United Arab Emirates. The men face between five and 20 years in prison if convicted. Bujduveanu's attorney says his client was "totally innocent" of the charges. Keshari's lawyer says his client had no prior record and "it's not right that he's being detained on these charges."

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