In the Matter of: Robert Luba, Inmate Number: 65986-050, USP Canaan, U.S. Penitentiary, Satellite Camp, P.O. Box 200, Waymart, PA 18472; Order Denying Export Privileges, 1690-1691 [2017-00007]

Download as PDF sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 1690 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 4 / Friday, January 6, 2017 / Notices 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. 4610(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. 4610(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. BIS has received notice of Delgado’s conviction for violating the AECA, and has provided notice and an opportunity for Delgado to make a written submission to BIS, as provided in Section 766.25 of the Regulations. BIS has received a submission from Delgado. 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 Delgado’s export privileges under the Regulations for a period of 10 years from the date of Delgado’s conviction. I have also decided to revoke all licenses issued pursuant to the Act or Regulations in which Delgado had an interest at the time of his conviction. Accordingly, it is hereby ordered: First, from the date of this Order until November 4, 2024, Dane Francisco Delgado, with a last known address of Inmate Number: 60114–379, Eden, Correctional Institution, P.O. Box 605, Eden, TX 76837, and when acting for or on his behalf, his successors, assigns, employees, agents or representatives (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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:06 Jan 05, 2017 Jkt 241001 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. Second, 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. Third, 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 Delgado by ownership, control, position of responsibility, affiliation, or other connection in the conduct of trade or business may also be made subject to the provisions of this Order in order to prevent evasion of this Order. Fourth, in accordance with Part 756 of the Regulations, Delgado 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. PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Fifth, a copy of this Order shall be delivered to the Delgado. This Order shall be published in the Federal Register. Sixth, this Order is effective immediately and shall remain in effect until November 4, 2024. Issued this 29th day of December, 2016. Karen H. Nies-Vogel, Director, Office of Exporter Services. [FR Doc. 2017–00015 Filed 1–5–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security In the Matter of: Robert Luba, Inmate Number: 65986–050, USP Canaan, U.S. Penitentiary, Satellite Camp, P.O. Box 200, Waymart, PA 18472; Order Denying Export Privileges On April 25, 2016, in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Robert Luba (‘‘Luba’’), was convicted of violating Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778 (2012)) (‘‘AECA’’). Specifically, Luba knowingly and willfully exported and caused to be exported from the United States to India a defense article, that is, the technical drawing for the NSSN Class Submarine, Torpedo Tube, Open Breech Door, Gagging Collar A, Drawing Number 7072856, which was designated as a defense article on the United States Munitions List, without having first obtained from the Department of State a license for such export or written authorization for such export. Luba was sentenced six months in prison, three years of supervised release, $173,736.67 in restituition, and a $200 assessment. 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 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 1 The Regulations are currently codified in the Code of Federal Regulations at 15 CFR parts 730– 774 (2016). The Regulations issued pursuant to the Export Administration Act (50 U.S.C. 4601–4623 (Supp. III 2015) (available at http:// uscode.house.gov)). Since August 21, 2001, the Act 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 4, 2016 (81 FR 52587 (Aug. 8, 2016)), has continued the Regulations in effect under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701, et seq. (2006 & Supp. IV 2010)). E:\FR\FM\06JAN1.SGM 06JAN1 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 4 / Friday, January 6, 2017 / Notices 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. 4610(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. 4610(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. BIS has received notice of Luba’s conviction for violating the AECA, and has provided notice and an opportunity for Luba to make a written submission to BIS, as provided in Section 766.25 of the Regulations. BIS has not received a submission from Luba. 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 Luba’s export privileges under the Regulations for a period of 10 years from the date of Luba’s conviction. I have also decided to revoke all licenses issued pursuant to the Act or Regulations in which Luba had an interest at the time of his conviction. Accordingly, it is hereby ordered: First, from the date of this Order until April 25, 2026, Robert Luba, with a last known address of Inmate Number: 65986–050, USP Canaan, U.S. Penitentiary, Satellite Camp, P.O. Box 200, Waymart, PA 18472, and when acting for or on his behalf, his successors, assigns, employees, agents or representatives (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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:06 Jan 05, 2017 Jkt 241001 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. Second, 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. Third, 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 Luba by ownership, control, position of responsibility, affiliation, or other connection in the conduct of trade or business may also be made subject to the provisions of this Order in order to prevent evasion of this Order. Fourth, in accordance with Part 756 of the Regulations, Luba may file an appeal of this Order with the Under Secretary of Commerce for Industry and Security. PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1691 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. Fifth, a copy of this Order shall be delivered to the Luba. This Order shall be published in the Federal Register. Sixth, this Order is effective immediately and shall remain in effect until April 25, 2026. Dated: December 29, 2016. Karen H. Nies-Vogel, Director, Office of Exporter Services. [FR Doc. 2017–00007 Filed 1–5–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security In the Matter of: Kamran Ashfaq Malik, Inmate Number: 57841–037, FCI Fort Dix, Federal Correctional Institution, P.O. Box 2000, Joint Base MDL, NJ 08640; Order Denying Export Privileges On June 29, 2015, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, Kamran Ashfaq Malik (‘‘Malik’’), was convicted of violating Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778 (2012)) (‘‘AECA’’). Specifically, Malik knowingly and willfully exported and caused the exportation of firearm parts and accessories designated as defense articles in Category I of the United States Munitions List, to wit: A .223 caliber rifle lower receiver, a .334 caliber rifle lower receiver, two .223 caliber rifle bolt carriers, and two .223 10 round magazines, from the United States and destined for Pakistan without having first obtained the required licenses or authorizations from the Department of State. Malik was sentenced to 24 months in prison, three years of supervised release, and a $100 assessment. 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 1 The Regulations are currently codified in the Code of Federal Regulations at 15 CFR parts 730– 774 (2016). The Regulations issued pursuant to the Export Administration Act (50 U.S.C. 4601–4623 (Supp. III 2015) (available at http:// uscode.house.gov)). Since August 21, 2001, the Act 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 4, 2016 (81 FR 52,587 (Aug. 8, 2016)), has continued the Regulations in effect under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701, et seq. (2006 & Supp. IV 2010)). E:\FR\FM\06JAN1.SGM 06JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Industry and Security


In the Matter of: Robert Luba, Inmate Number: 65986-050, USP 
Canaan, U.S. Penitentiary, Satellite Camp, P.O. Box 200, Waymart, PA 
18472; Order Denying Export Privileges

    On April 25, 2016, in the U.S. District Court for the District of 
New Jersey, Robert Luba (``Luba''), was convicted of violating Section 
38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778 (2012)) (``AECA''). 
Specifically, Luba knowingly and willfully exported and caused to be 
exported from the United States to India a defense article, that is, 
the technical drawing for the NSSN Class Submarine, Torpedo Tube, Open 
Breech Door, Gagging Collar A, Drawing Number 7072856, which was 
designated as a defense article on the United States Munitions List, 
without having first obtained from the Department of State a license 
for such export or written authorization for such export. Luba was 
sentenced six months in prison, three years of supervised release, 
$173,736.67 in restituition, and a $200 assessment.
    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 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

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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. 4610(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. 4610(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 (2016). The Regulations 
issued pursuant to the Export Administration Act (50 U.S.C. 4601-
4623 (Supp. III 2015) (available at http://uscode.house.gov)). Since 
August 21, 2001, the Act 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 4, 2016 (81 FR 52587 
(Aug. 8, 2016)), has continued the Regulations in effect under the 
International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701, et seq. 
(2006 & Supp. IV 2010)).
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    BIS has received notice of Luba's conviction for violating the 
AECA, and has provided notice and an opportunity for Luba to make a 
written submission to BIS, as provided in Section 766.25 of the 
Regulations. BIS has not received a submission from Luba.
    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 Luba's export privileges under the Regulations for 
a period of 10 years from the date of Luba's conviction. I have also 
decided to revoke all licenses issued pursuant to the Act or 
Regulations in which Luba had an interest at the time of his 
conviction.
    Accordingly, it is hereby ordered:
    First, from the date of this Order until April 25, 2026, Robert 
Luba, with a last known address of Inmate Number: 65986-050, USP 
Canaan, U.S. Penitentiary, Satellite Camp, P.O. Box 200, Waymart, PA 
18472, and when acting for or on his behalf, his successors, assigns, 
employees, agents or representatives (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.
    Second, 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.
    Third, 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 Luba by ownership, control, 
position of responsibility, affiliation, or other connection in the 
conduct of trade or business may also be made subject to the provisions 
of this Order in order to prevent evasion of this Order.
    Fourth, in accordance with Part 756 of the Regulations, Luba 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.
    Fifth, a copy of this Order shall be delivered to the Luba. This 
Order shall be published in the Federal Register.
    Sixth, this Order is effective immediately and shall remain in 
effect until April 25, 2026.

    Dated: December 29, 2016.
Karen H. Nies-Vogel,
Director, Office of Exporter Services.
[FR Doc. 2017-00007 Filed 1-5-17; 8:45 am]
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