In the Matter of: Papa Faal, 6308 Decatur Avenue North, Brooklyn Park, MN 55428; Order Denying Export Privileges, 61539-61540 [2017-28004]

Download as PDF sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 248 / Thursday, December 28, 2017 / Notices which the person had an interest at the time of his/her conviction. BIS has received notice of TrevinoMoncivais’s conviction for violating Section 38 of the AECA, and has provided notice and an opportunity for Trevino-Moncivais to make a written submission to BIS, as provided in Section 766.25 of the Regulations. BIS has not received a submission from Trevino-Moncivais. 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 TrevinoMoncivais’s export privileges under the Regulations for a period of 10 years from the date of Trevino-Moncivais’s conviction. I have also decided to revoke all licenses issued pursuant to the Act or Regulations in which Trevino-Moncivais had an interest at the time of his conviction. Accordingly, it is hereby ordered: First, from the date of this Order until October 18, 2026, Gerardo TrevinoMoncivais, with a last known address of Inmate Number 13375–479, D. Ray James Correctional Institution, P.O. Box 2000, Folkston, GA 31537, 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 engaging 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 from 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; VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Dec 27, 2017 Jkt 244001 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 TrevinoMoncivais 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, Trevino-Moncivais 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 Trevino-Moncivais and shall be published in the Federal Register. Sixth, this Order is effective immediately and shall remain in effect until October 18, 2026. PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61539 Issued this 19th day of December 2017. Karen H. Nies-Vogel, Director, Office of Exporter Services. [FR Doc. 2017–28003 Filed 12–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security In the Matter of: Papa Faal, 6308 Decatur Avenue North, Brooklyn Park, MN 55428; Order Denying Export Privileges On May 12, 2016, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, Papa Faal (‘‘Faal’’) was convicted of violating Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778 (2012)) (‘‘AECA’’). Specifically, Faal was convicted of knowingly and willfully conspiring to export from the United States to Gambia semi-automatic rifles designated as defense articles on the United States Munitions List, without the required U.S. Department of State licenses. Faal was sentenced to time served, three years of supervised release, 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 EAA [Export Administration Act], 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. 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 1 The Regulations are currently codified in the Code of Federal Regulations at 15 CFR parts 730– 774 (2017). The Regulations issued pursuant to the Export Administration Act (50 U.S.C. 4601–4623 (Supp. III 2015) (available at http:// uscode.house.gov)) (‘‘EAA’’ or ‘‘the Act’’). 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 15, 2017 (82 FR 39005 (Aug. 16, 2017)), has continued the Regulations in effect under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701, et seq. (2012)). E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 61540 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 248 / Thursday, December 28, 2017 / Notices 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 pursuant to the Export Administration Act (‘‘EAA’’ or ‘‘the Act’’), or pursuant to the Regulations in which the person had an interest at the time of his/her conviction. BIS has received notice of Faal’s conviction for violating Section 38 of the AECA, and has provided notice and an opportunity for Faal to make a written submission to BIS, as provided in Section 766.25 of the Regulations. BIS has not received a submission from Faal. 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 Faal’s export privileges under the Regulations for a period of ten (10) years from the date of Faal’s conviction. I have also decided to revoke all licenses issued pursuant to the Act or Regulations in which Faal had an interest at the time of his conviction. Accordingly, it is hereby ordered: First, from the date of this Order until May 12, 2026, Papa Faal, with a last known address of 6308 Decatur Avenue North, Brooklyn Park, MN 55428, 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 engaging 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 from any other activity subject to the Regulations. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Dec 27, 2017 Jkt 244001 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 Faal 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, Faal 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 Faal and shall be published in the Federal Register. Sixth, this Order is effective immediately and shall remain in effect until May 12, 2026. PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Issued this 19th day of December 2017. Karen H. Nies-Vogel, Director, Office of Exporter Services. [FR Doc. 2017–28004 Filed 12–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security [17–BIS–0002] In the Matter of: Saeid Yahya Charkhian, Villa 5, Street 1, Arabian Ranches, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and Caspian Industrial Machinery Supply LLC, No. 2509 Churchill Executive Tower, Business Bay, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Attention: Saeid Yahya Charkhian; Respondents; Order Relating to Saeid Yahya Charkhian and Caspian Industrial Machinery Supply LLC The Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of Commerce (‘‘BIS’’), has notified Saeid Yahya Charkhian, of Dubai, United Arab Emirates (‘‘Charkhian’’), and Caspian Industrial Machinery Supply LLC of Dubai, United Arab Emirates (‘‘Caspian’’) (collectively the ‘‘Respondents’’), that it has initiated an administrative proceeding against Respondents pursuant to Section 766.3 of the Export Administration Regulations (the ‘‘Regulations’’),1 and Section 13(c) of the Export Administration Act of 1979, as amended (the ‘‘Act’’),2 through the issuance of a Charging Letter to Respondents that allege that Charkhian committed four (4) violations of the Regulations and Caspian committed three (3) violations of the Regulations. Specifically, the charges are: As to both Charkhian and Caspian: Charges 1–3 15 CFR 764.2(e)—Acting With Knowledge 1. On at least three occasions between on or about March 27, 2012, and on or about October 5, 2013, Charkhian and Caspian (collectively, the ‘‘Respondents’’) transferred, 1 The Regulations are currently codified in the Code of Federal Regulations at 15 CFR parts 730– 774 (2017). The violations alleged occurred in 2012–2013. The Regulations governing the violations at issue are found in the 2012–2013 version of the Code of Federal Regulations, 15 CFR parts 730–774 (2012–2013). The 2017 Regulations govern the procedural aspects of this case. 2 50 U.S.C. 4601–4623 (Supp. III 2015). 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 15, 2017 (82 FR 39005 (Aug. 16, 2017)), has continued the Regulations in effect under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701, et seq.) (2012). E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 248 (Thursday, December 28, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Industry and Security


In the Matter of: Papa Faal, 6308 Decatur Avenue North, Brooklyn 
Park, MN 55428; Order Denying Export Privileges

    On May 12, 2016, in the U.S. District Court for the District of 
Minnesota, Papa Faal (``Faal'') was convicted of violating Section 38 
of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778 (2012)) (``AECA''). 
Specifically, Faal was convicted of knowingly and willfully conspiring 
to export from the United States to Gambia semi-automatic rifles 
designated as defense articles on the United States Munitions List, 
without the required U.S. Department of State licenses. Faal was 
sentenced to time served, three years of supervised release, 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 EAA [Export 
Administration Act], 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. 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

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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 
pursuant to the Export Administration Act (``EAA'' or ``the Act''), or 
pursuant to the Regulations in which the person had an interest at the 
time of his/her conviction.
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    \1\ The Regulations are currently codified in the Code of 
Federal Regulations at 15 CFR parts 730-774 (2017). The Regulations 
issued pursuant to the Export Administration Act (50 U.S.C. 4601-
4623 (Supp. III 2015) (available at http://uscode.house.gov)) 
(``EAA'' or ``the Act''). 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 15, 2017 (82 FR 39005 (Aug. 16, 2017)), has continued the 
Regulations in effect under the International Emergency Economic 
Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701, et seq. (2012)).
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    BIS has received notice of Faal's conviction for violating Section 
38 of the AECA, and has provided notice and an opportunity for Faal to 
make a written submission to BIS, as provided in Section 766.25 of the 
Regulations. BIS has not received a submission from Faal.
    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 Faal's export privileges under the Regulations for 
a period of ten (10) years from the date of Faal's conviction. I have 
also decided to revoke all licenses issued pursuant to the Act or 
Regulations in which Faal had an interest at the time of his 
conviction.
    Accordingly, it is hereby ordered:
    First, from the date of this Order until May 12, 2026, Papa Faal, 
with a last known address of 6308 Decatur Avenue North, Brooklyn Park, 
MN 55428, 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 engaging 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 from 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 Faal 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, Faal 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 Faal and shall be 
published in the Federal Register.
    Sixth, this Order is effective immediately and shall remain in 
effect until May 12, 2026.

    Issued this 19th day of December 2017.
Karen H. Nies-Vogel,
Director, Office of Exporter Services.
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