P&P Computers, 2531 West Maryland Avenue, Tampa, FL 33629; Order Denying Export Privileges, 19194-19195 [2013-07276]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 19194 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 61 / Friday, March 29, 2013 / Notices U.S.C. 793, 794 or 798; section 4(b) of the Internal Security Act of 1950 (50 U.S.C. 783(b)), or section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778).’’ 15 CFR 766.25(a); see also Section 11(h) of the EAA, 50 U.S.C. app. 2410(h). The denial of export privileges under this provision may be for a period of up to 10 years from the date of the conviction. 15 CFR 766.25(d); see also 50 U.S.C. app. 2410(h). In addition, Section 750.8 of the Regulations states that the Bureau of Industry and Security’s Office of Exporter Services may revoke any Bureau of Industry and Security (‘‘BIS’’) licenses previously issued in which the person had an interest at the time of his conviction. I have received notice of Phillips’s conviction for violating the IEEPA, and have provided notice and an opportunity for Phillips to make a written submission to BIS, as provided in Section 766.25 of the Regulations. I have not received a submission from Phillips. Based upon my review and consultations with BIS’s Office of Export Enforcement, including its Director, and the facts available to BIS, I have decided to deny Phillips’s export privileges under the Regulations for a period of 10 years from the date of Phillips’s conviction. I have also decided to revoke all licenses issued pursuant to the Act or Regulations in which Phillips had an interest at the time of his conviction. Accordingly, it is hereby Ordered I. Until June 21, 2022, Richard Phillips (‘‘Phillips’’), with last known addresses at: Currently incarcerated at: Inmate No. 81783–079, FCI Ray Brook, Federal Correctional Institution, P.O. Box 300, Ray Brook, NY 12977, and with an address at: 6045 Spencer Avenue, Bronx, NY 11471, and when acting for or on behalf of Phillips, his representatives, assigns, agents or employees (the ‘‘Denied Person’’), may not, directly or indirectly, participate in any way in any transaction involving any commodity, software or technology (hereinafter collectively referred to as ‘‘item’’) exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, including, but not limited to: A. Applying for, obtaining, or using any license, License Exception, or export control document; B. Carrying on negotiations concerning, or ordering, buying, receiving, using, selling, delivering, storing, disposing of, forwarding, transporting, financing, or otherwise servicing in any way, any transaction involving any item exported or to be VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:34 Mar 28, 2013 Jkt 229001 exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, or in any other activity subject to the Regulations; or C. Benefitting in any way from any transaction involving any item exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, or in any other activity subject to the Regulations. II. No person may, directly or indirectly, do any of the following: A. Export or reexport to or on behalf of the Denied Person any item subject to the Regulations; B. Take any action that facilitates the acquisition or attempted acquisition by the Denied Person of the ownership, possession, or control of any item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States, including financing or other support activities related to a transaction whereby the Denied Person acquires or attempts to acquire such ownership, possession or control; C. Take any action to acquire from or to facilitate the acquisition or attempted acquisition from the Denied Person of any item subject to the Regulations that has been exported from the United States; D. Obtain from the Denied Person in the United States any item subject to the Regulations with knowledge or reason to know that the item will be, or is intended to be, exported from the United States; or E. Engage in any transaction to service any item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States and which is owned, possessed or controlled by the Denied Person, or service any item, of whatever origin, that is owned, possessed or controlled by the Denied Person if such service involves the use of any item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States. For purposes of this paragraph, servicing means installation, maintenance, repair, modification or testing. III. After notice and opportunity for comment as provided in Section 766.23 of the Regulations, any other person, firm, corporation, or business organization related to Phillips by affiliation, ownership, control or position of responsibility in the conduct of trade or related services may also be subject to the provisions of this Order if necessary to prevent evasion of the Order. IV. This Order does not prohibit any export, reexport, or other transaction subject to the Regulations where the only items involved that are subject to the Regulations are the foreign- PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 produced direct product of U.S.-origin technology. V. This Order is effective immediately and shall remain in effect until June 21, 2022. VI. In accordance with Part 756 of the Regulations, Phillips may file an appeal of this Order with the Under Secretary of Commerce for Industry and Security. The appeal must be filed within 45 days from the date of this Order and must comply with the provisions of Part 756 of the Regulations. VII. A copy of this Order shall be delivered to Phillips. This Order shall be published in the Federal Register. Issued this 22nd day of March, 2013. Bernard Kritzer, Director, Office of Exporter Services. [FR Doc. 2013–07279 Filed 3–28–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security P&P Computers, 2531 West Maryland Avenue, Tampa, FL 33629; Order Denying Export Privileges On October 18, 2012, in the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division, P&P Computers (‘‘P&P’’) was convicted of violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701, et seq. (2006 & Supp. IV 2010)) (‘‘IEEPA’’). Specifically, P&P was convicted of one count of violating IEEPA by knowingly and willfully conspiring with other individuals to violate IEEPA and the Iranian Transactions Regulations by exporting computer and related equipment from the United States through the U.A.E. to Iran without first having obtained the required license from the Office of Foreign Assets Control. P&P was sentenced to 12 months of unsupervised probation and a fine of $400.00. Section 766.25 of the Export Administration Regulations (‘‘EAR’’ or ‘‘Regulations’’) 1 provides, in pertinent part, that ‘‘[t]he Director of the Office of Exporter Services, in consultation with the Director of the Office of Export Enforcement, may deny the export 1 The Regulations are currently codified in the Code of Federal Regulations at 15 CFR parts 730– 774 (2012). The Regulations issued pursuant to the Export Administration Act (50 U.S.C. app. §§ 2401– 2420 (2000)) (‘‘EAA’’). Since August 21, 2001, the EAA has been in lapse and the President, through Executive Order 13222 of August 17, 2001 (3 CFR, 2001 Comp. 783 (2002)), which has been extended by successive Presidential Notices, the most recent being that of August 15, 2012 (77 FR 49699 (August 16, 2012)), has continued the Regulations in effect under the IEEPA. E:\FR\FM\29MRN1.SGM 29MRN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 61 / Friday, March 29, 2013 / Notices privileges of any person who has been convicted of a violation of the Export Administration Act (‘‘EAA’’), the EAR, or any order, license or authorization issued thereunder; any regulation, license, or order issued under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701–1706); 18 U.S.C. 793, 794 or 798; section 4(b) of the Internal Security Act of 1950 (50 U.S.C. 783(b)), or section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778).’’ 15 CFR 766.25(a); see also Section 11(h) of the EAA, 50 U.S.C. app. § 2410(h). The denial of export privileges under this provision may be for a period of up to 10 years from the date of the conviction. 15 CFR 766.25(d); see also 50 U.S.C. app. § 2410(h). In addition, Section 750.8 of the Regulations states that the Bureau of Industry and Security’s Office of Exporter Services may revoke any Bureau of Industry and Security (‘‘BIS’’) licenses previously issued in which the person had an interest in at the time of his conviction. I have received notice of P&P’s conviction for violating the IEEPA, and have provided notice and an opportunity for P&P to make a written submission to BIS, as provided in Section 766.25 of the Regulations. I have not received a submission from P&P. Based upon my review and consultations with BIS’s Office of Export Enforcement, including its Director, and the facts available to BIS, I have decided to deny P&P’s export privileges under the Regulations for a period of 10 years from the date of P&P’s conviction. I have also decided to revoke all licenses issued pursuant to the Act or Regulations in which P&P had an interest at the time of its conviction. Accordingly, it is hereby ordered I. Until October 18, 2022, P&P Computers (‘‘P&P’’), with a last known address at: 2531 West Maryland Avenue, Tampa, FL 33629, and when acting for or on behalf of P&P, its successors or assigns, agents or employees (the ‘‘Denied Person’’), may not, directly or indirectly, participate in any way in any transaction involving any commodity, software or technology (hereinafter collectively referred to as ‘‘item’’) exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, including, but not limited to: A. Applying for, obtaining, or using any license, License Exception, or export control document; B. Carrying on negotiations concerning, or ordering, buying, receiving, using, selling, delivering, storing, disposing of, forwarding, transporting, financing, or otherwise VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:34 Mar 28, 2013 Jkt 229001 servicing in any way, any transaction involving any item exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, or in any other activity subject to the Regulations; or C. Benefitting in any way from any transaction involving any item exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to the Regulations, or in any other activity subject to the Regulations. II. No person may, directly or indirectly, do any of the following: A. Export or reexport to or on behalf of the Denied Person any item subject to the Regulations; B. Take any action that facilitates the acquisition or attempted acquisition by the Denied Person of the ownership, possession, or control of any item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States, including financing or other support activities related to a transaction whereby the Denied Person acquires or attempts to acquire such ownership, possession or control; C. Take any action to acquire from or to facilitate the acquisition or attempted acquisition from the Denied Person of any item subject to the Regulations that has been exported from the United States; D. Obtain from the Denied Person in the United States any item subject to the Regulations with knowledge or reason to know that the item will be, or is intended to be, exported from the United States; or E. Engage in any transaction to service any item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States and which is owned, possessed or controlled by the Denied Person, or service any item, of whatever origin, that is owned, possessed or controlled by the Denied Person if such service involves the use of any item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States. For purposes of this paragraph, servicing means installation, maintenance, repair, modification or testing. III. After notice and opportunity for comment as provided in Section 766.23 of the Regulations, any other person, firm, corporation, or business organization related to P&P by affiliation, ownership, control or position of responsibility in the conduct of trade or related services may also be subject to the provisions of this Order if necessary to prevent evasion of the Order. IV. This Order does not prohibit any export, reexport, or other transaction subject to the Regulations where the PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19195 only items involved that are subject to the Regulations are the foreignproduced direct product of U.S.-origin technology. V. This Order is effective immediately and shall remain in effect until October 18, 2022. VI. In accordance with Part 756 of the Regulations, P&P may file an appeal of this Order with the Under Secretary of Commerce for Industry and Security. The appeal must be filed within 45 days from the date of this Order and must comply with the provisions of Part 756 of the Regulations. VII. A copy of this Order shall be delivered to P&P. This Order shall be published in the Federal Register. Issued this 22nd day of March, 2013. Bernard Kritzer, Director, Office of Exporter Services. [FR Doc. 2013–07276 Filed 3–28–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security RH International, LLC, 2531 West Maryland Avenue, Tampa, FL 33629, Respondent, Mohammad Reza (a/k/a Ray) Hajian, 2531 West Maryland Avenue, Tampa, FL 33629, Related Person; Order Denying Export Privileges A. Denial of Export Privileges of RH International, LLC On October 18, 2012, in the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida Tampa Division, RH International, LLC (‘‘RH International’’) was convicted of violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701, et seq. (2006 & Supp. IV 2010)) (‘‘IEEPA’’). Specifically, RH International was convicted of knowingly and willfully conspiring with other individuals to violate IEEPA and the Iranian Transactions Regulations (31 CFR 560.203, 560.204) by exporting computer and related equipment from the United States through the U.A.E. to Iran without first having obtained the required license from the Office of Foreign Assets Control. RH was sentenced to 12 months of unsupervised probation and a fine of $400.00. Section 766.25 of the Export Administration Regulations (‘‘EAR’’ or ‘‘Regulations’’) 1 provides, in pertinent 1 The Regulations are currently codified in the Code of Federal Regulations at 15 CFR parts 730– 774 (2012). The Regulations issued pursuant to the EAA (50 U.S.C. app. §§ 2401–2420 (2000)). Since E:\FR\FM\29MRN1.SGM Continued 29MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 61 (Friday, March 29, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 19194-19195]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-07276]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Industry and Security


P&P Computers, 2531 West Maryland Avenue, Tampa, FL 33629; Order 
Denying Export Privileges

    On October 18, 2012, in the U.S. District Court, Middle District of 
Florida, Tampa Division, P&P Computers (``P&P'') was convicted of 
violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 
1701, et seq. (2006 & Supp. IV 2010)) (``IEEPA''). Specifically, P&P 
was convicted of one count of violating IEEPA by knowingly and 
willfully conspiring with other individuals to violate IEEPA and the 
Iranian Transactions Regulations by exporting computer and related 
equipment from the United States through the U.A.E. to Iran without 
first having obtained the required license from the Office of Foreign 
Assets Control. P&P was sentenced to 12 months of unsupervised 
probation and a fine of $400.00.
    Section 766.25 of the Export Administration Regulations (``EAR'' or 
``Regulations'') \1\ provides, in pertinent part, that ``[t]he Director 
of the Office of Exporter Services, in consultation with the Director 
of the Office of Export Enforcement, may deny the export

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privileges of any person who has been convicted of a violation of the 
Export Administration Act (``EAA''), the EAR, or any order, license or 
authorization issued thereunder; any regulation, license, or order 
issued under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 
1701-1706); 18 U.S.C. 793, 794 or 798; section 4(b) of the Internal 
Security Act of 1950 (50 U.S.C. 783(b)), or section 38 of the Arms 
Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778).'' 15 CFR 766.25(a); see also 
Section 11(h) of the EAA, 50 U.S.C. app. Sec.  2410(h). The denial of 
export privileges under this provision may be for a period of up to 10 
years from the date of the conviction. 15 CFR 766.25(d); see also 50 
U.S.C. app. Sec.  2410(h). In addition, Section 750.8 of the 
Regulations states that the Bureau of Industry and Security's Office of 
Exporter Services may revoke any Bureau of Industry and Security 
(``BIS'') licenses previously issued in which the person had an 
interest in at the time of his conviction.
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    \1\ The Regulations are currently codified in the Code of 
Federal Regulations at 15 CFR parts 730-774 (2012). The Regulations 
issued pursuant to the Export Administration Act (50 U.S.C. app. 
Sec. Sec.  2401-2420 (2000)) (``EAA''). Since August 21, 2001, the 
EAA has been in lapse and the President, through Executive Order 
13222 of August 17, 2001 (3 CFR, 2001 Comp. 783 (2002)), which has 
been extended by successive Presidential Notices, the most recent 
being that of August 15, 2012 (77 FR 49699 (August 16, 2012)), has 
continued the Regulations in effect under the IEEPA.
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    I have received notice of P&P's conviction for violating the IEEPA, 
and have provided notice and an opportunity for P&P to make a written 
submission to BIS, as provided in Section 766.25 of the Regulations. I 
have not received a submission from P&P. Based upon my review and 
consultations with BIS's Office of Export Enforcement, including its 
Director, and the facts available to BIS, I have decided to deny P&P's 
export privileges under the Regulations for a period of 10 years from 
the date of P&P's conviction. I have also decided to revoke all 
licenses issued pursuant to the Act or Regulations in which P&P had an 
interest at the time of its conviction.
    Accordingly, it is hereby ordered
    I. Until October 18, 2022, P&P Computers (``P&P''), with a last 
known address at: 2531 West Maryland Avenue, Tampa, FL 33629, and when 
acting for or on behalf of P&P, its successors or assigns, agents or 
employees (the ``Denied Person''), may not, directly or indirectly, 
participate in any way in any transaction involving any commodity, 
software or technology (hereinafter collectively referred to as 
``item'') exported or to be exported from the United States that is 
subject to the Regulations, including, but not limited to:
    A. Applying for, obtaining, or using any license, License 
Exception, or export control document;
    B. Carrying on negotiations concerning, or ordering, buying, 
receiving, using, selling, delivering, storing, disposing of, 
forwarding, transporting, financing, or otherwise servicing in any way, 
any transaction involving any item exported or to be exported from the 
United States that is subject to the Regulations, or in any other 
activity subject to the Regulations; or
    C. Benefitting in any way from any transaction involving any item 
exported or to be exported from the United States that is subject to 
the Regulations, or in any other activity subject to the Regulations.
    II. No person may, directly or indirectly, do any of the following:
    A. Export or reexport to or on behalf of the Denied Person any item 
subject to the Regulations;
    B. Take any action that facilitates the acquisition or attempted 
acquisition by the Denied Person of the ownership, possession, or 
control of any item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be 
exported from the United States, including financing or other support 
activities related to a transaction whereby the Denied Person acquires 
or attempts to acquire such ownership, possession or control;
    C. Take any action to acquire from or to facilitate the acquisition 
or attempted acquisition from the Denied Person of any item subject to 
the Regulations that has been exported from the United States;
    D. Obtain from the Denied Person in the United States any item 
subject to the Regulations with knowledge or reason to know that the 
item will be, or is intended to be, exported from the United States; or
    E. Engage in any transaction to service any item subject to the 
Regulations that has been or will be exported from the United States 
and which is owned, possessed or controlled by the Denied Person, or 
service any item, of whatever origin, that is owned, possessed or 
controlled by the Denied Person if such service involves the use of any 
item subject to the Regulations that has been or will be exported from 
the United States. For purposes of this paragraph, servicing means 
installation, maintenance, repair, modification or testing.
    III. After notice and opportunity for comment as provided in 
Section 766.23 of the Regulations, any other person, firm, corporation, 
or business organization related to P&P by affiliation, ownership, 
control or position of responsibility in the conduct of trade or 
related services may also be subject to the provisions of this Order if 
necessary to prevent evasion of the Order.
    IV. This Order does not prohibit any export, reexport, or other 
transaction subject to the Regulations where the only items involved 
that are subject to the Regulations are the foreign-produced direct 
product of U.S.-origin technology.
    V. This Order is effective immediately and shall remain in effect 
until October 18, 2022.
    VI. In accordance with Part 756 of the Regulations, P&P may file an 
appeal of this Order with the Under Secretary of Commerce for Industry 
and Security. The appeal must be filed within 45 days from the date of 
this Order and must comply with the provisions of Part 756 of the 
Regulations.
    VII. A copy of this Order shall be delivered to P&P. This Order 
shall be published in the Federal Register.

     Issued this 22nd day of March, 2013.
Bernard Kritzer,
Director, Office of Exporter Services.
[FR Doc. 2013-07276 Filed 3-28-13; 8:45 am]
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