Order Denying Export Privileges; In the Matter of: Marco Antonio Sanchez, 6540 Dockberry Circle, Brownsville, TX 78521, 69006-69007 [2021-26353]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 69006 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 231 / Monday, December 6, 2021 / Notices an interest at the time of her conviction.3 Accordingly, it is hereby ordered: First, from the date of this Order until April 24, 2024, Nereyda CarrilloMontes, with a last known address of 304 South 25th Street, Apt. 2, Hidalgo, TX 78557, and when acting for or on her behalf, her 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, reexport, or transfer (incountry) 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 3 The Director, Office of Export Enforcement, is now the authorizing official for issuance of denial orders, pursuant to recent amendments to the Regulations (85 FR 73411, November 18, 2020). VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:32 Dec 03, 2021 Jkt 256001 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, pursuant to Section 1760(e) of the Export Control Reform Act (50 U.S.C. 4819(e)) and Sections 766.23 and 766.25 of the Regulations, any other person, firm, corporation, or business organization related to Carrillo-Montes 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, Carrillo-Montes 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 Carrillo-Montes and shall be published in the Federal Register. Sixth, this Order is effective immediately and shall remain in effect until April 24, 2024. John Sonderman, Director, Office of Export Enforcement. [FR Doc. 2021–26351 Filed 12–3–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Order Denying Export Privileges; In the Matter of: Marco Antonio Sanchez, 6540 Dockberry Circle, Brownsville, TX 78521 On June 16, 2020, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Marco Antonio Sanchez (‘‘Sanchez’’) was convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. 554(a). Specifically, Sanchez was convicted of knowingly attempting to send or export from the United States to Mexico, one (1) 7.62 x 39 mm caliber PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 pistol, two (2) 7.62 x 39 mm caliber magazines and approximately forty (40) rounds of 7.62 x 39 mmm ammunition, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 554(a). As a result of his conviction, Sanchez was sentenced to 204 days in prison, with credit for time served, two years of supervised release and a $100 assessment. Pursuant to Section 1760(e) of the Export Control Reform Act (‘‘ECRA’’),1 the export privileges of any person who has been convicted of certain offenses, including, but not limited to, 18 U.S.C. 554, may be denied for a period of up to ten (10) years from the date of his/her conviction. 50 U.S.C. 4819(e) (Prior Convictions). In addition, any Bureau of Industry and Security (‘‘BIS’’) licenses or other authorizations issued under ECRA, in which the person had an interest at the time of the conviction, may be revoked. Id. BIS received notice of Sanchez’s conviction for violating 18 U.S.C. 554, and has provided notice and opportunity for Sanchez to make a written submission to BIS, as provided in Section 766.25 of the Export Administration Regulations (‘‘EAR’’ or the ‘‘Regulations’’). 15 CFR766.25.2 BIS has not received a written submission from Sanchez. Based upon my review of the record and consultations with BIS’s Office of Exporter Services, including its Director, and the facts available to BIS, I have decided to deny Sanchez’s export privileges under the Regulations for a period of five years from the date of Sanchez’s conviction. The Office of Exporter Services has also decided to revoke any BIS-issued licenses in which Sanchez had an interest at the time of his conviction.3 Accordingly, it is hereby ordered: First, from the date of this Order until June 16, 2025, Marco Antonio Sanchez, with a last known address of 6540 Dockberry Circle, Brownsville, TX 78521, 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 1 ECRA was enacted as part of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, and as amended is codified at 50 U.S.C. 4801–4852. Sanchez’s conviction post-dates ECRA’s enactment on August 13, 2018. 2 The Regulations are currently codified in the Code of Federal Regulations at 15 CFR parts 730– 774 (2021). 3 The Director, Office of Export Enforcement, is now the authorizing official for issuance of denial orders, pursuant to recent amendments to the Regulations (85 FR 73411, November 18, 2020). E:\FR\FM\06DEN1.SGM 06DEN1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 231 / Monday, December 6, 2021 / Notices ‘‘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, reexport, or transfer (incountry) 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:32 Dec 03, 2021 Jkt 256001 Third, pursuant to Section 1760(e) of the Export Control Reform Act (50 U.S.C. 4819(e)) and Sections 766.23 and 766.25 of the Regulations, any other person, firm, corporation, or business organization related to Sanchez 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, Sanchez 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 Sanchez and shall be published in the Federal Register. Sixth, this Order is effective immediately and shall remain in effect until June 16, 2025. John Sonderman, Director, Office of Export Enforcement. [FR Doc. 2021–26353 Filed 12–3–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Order Denying Export Privileges; In the Matter of: Ali Kourani, Inmate Number: 79196–054, USP Marion, U.S. Penitentiary, P.O. Box 1000, Marion, IL 62959 On December 3, 2019, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Ali Kourani (‘‘Kourani’’) was convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. 371 and the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701, et seq.) (‘‘IEEPA’’), among other crimes. Specifically, Kourani was convicted of conspiring to receive military-type training from Hizballah, a designated Foreign Terrorist Organization, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 371; and of making or receiving a contribution of funds, goods, and services to and from Hizaballah, and of conspiring to make or receive a contribution of funds, goods, and services to and from Hizaballah, in violation of IEEPA. Kourani was sentenced to 480 months in prison, five years of supervised release, and a $700 assessment. Pursuant to Section 1760(e) of the Export Control Reform Act (‘‘ECRA’’),1 1 ECRA was enacted as part of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69007 the export privileges of any person who has been convicted of certain offenses, including, but not limited to, 18 U.S.C. 371 and IEEPA, may be denied for a period of up to ten (10) years from the date of his/her conviction. 50 U.S.C. 4819(e) (Prior Convictions). In addition, any Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) licenses or other authorizations issued under ECRA, in which the person had an interest at the time of the conviction, may be revoked. Id. BIS received notice of Kourani’s conviction for violating 18 U.S.C. 371 and IEEPA, and has provided notice and opportunity for Kourani to make a written submission to BIS, as provided in Section 766.25 of the Export Administration Regulations (‘‘EAR’’ or the ‘‘Regulations’’). 15 CFR 766.25.2 BIS has not received a written submission from Kourani. Based upon my review of the record and consultations with BIS’s Office of Exporter Services, including its Director, and the facts available to BIS, I have decided to deny Kourani’s export privileges under the Regulations for a period of 10 years from the date of Kourani’s conviction. The Office of Exporter Services has also decided to revoke any BIS-issued licenses in which Park had an interest at the time of his conviction.3 Accordingly, it is hereby ordered: First, from the date of this Order until December 3, 2029, Ali Kourani, with a last known address of Inmate Number: 79196–054, USP Marion, U.S. Penitentiary, P.O. Box 1000, Marion, IL 62959, 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, 2019, and as amended is codified at 50 U.S.C. 4801–4852. Kourani’s conviction post-dates ECRA’s enactment on August 13, 2018. 2 The Regulations are currently codified in the Code of Federal Regulations at 15 CFR parts 730– 774 (2021). 3 The Director, Office of Export Enforcement, is now the authorizing official for issuance of denial orders, pursuant to recent amendments to the Regulations (85 FR 73411, November 18, 2020). E:\FR\FM\06DEN1.SGM 06DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 231 (Monday, December 6, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 69006-69007]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-26353]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Industry and Security


Order Denying Export Privileges; In the Matter of: Marco Antonio 
Sanchez, 6540 Dockberry Circle, Brownsville, TX 78521

    On June 16, 2020, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern 
District of Texas, Marco Antonio Sanchez (``Sanchez'') was convicted of 
violating 18 U.S.C. 554(a). Specifically, Sanchez was convicted of 
knowingly attempting to send or export from the United States to 
Mexico, one (1) 7.62 x 39 mm caliber pistol, two (2) 7.62 x 39 mm 
caliber magazines and approximately forty (40) rounds of 7.62 x 39 mmm 
ammunition, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 554(a). As a result of his 
conviction, Sanchez was sentenced to 204 days in prison, with credit 
for time served, two years of supervised release and a $100 assessment.
    Pursuant to Section 1760(e) of the Export Control Reform Act 
(``ECRA''),\1\ the export privileges of any person who has been 
convicted of certain offenses, including, but not limited to, 18 U.S.C. 
554, may be denied for a period of up to ten (10) years from the date 
of his/her conviction. 50 U.S.C. 4819(e) (Prior Convictions). In 
addition, any Bureau of Industry and Security (``BIS'') licenses or 
other authorizations issued under ECRA, in which the person had an 
interest at the time of the conviction, may be revoked. Id.
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    \1\ ECRA was enacted as part of the John S. McCain National 
Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, and as amended is 
codified at 50 U.S.C. 4801-4852. Sanchez's conviction post-dates 
ECRA's enactment on August 13, 2018.
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    BIS received notice of Sanchez's conviction for violating 18 U.S.C. 
554, and has provided notice and opportunity for Sanchez to make a 
written submission to BIS, as provided in Section 766.25 of the Export 
Administration Regulations (``EAR'' or the ``Regulations''). 15 
CFR766.25.\2\ BIS has not received a written submission from Sanchez.
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    \2\ The Regulations are currently codified in the Code of 
Federal Regulations at 15 CFR parts 730-774 (2021).
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    Based upon my review of the record and consultations with BIS's 
Office of Exporter Services, including its Director, and the facts 
available to BIS, I have decided to deny Sanchez's export privileges 
under the Regulations for a period of five years from the date of 
Sanchez's conviction. The Office of Exporter Services has also decided 
to revoke any BIS-issued licenses in which Sanchez had an interest at 
the time of his conviction.\3\
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    \3\ The Director, Office of Export Enforcement, is now the 
authorizing official for issuance of denial orders, pursuant to 
recent amendments to the Regulations (85 FR 73411, November 18, 
2020).
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    Accordingly, it is hereby ordered:
    First, from the date of this Order until June 16, 2025, Marco 
Antonio Sanchez, with a last known address of 6540 Dockberry Circle, 
Brownsville, TX 78521, 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

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``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, reexport, or transfer (in-country) 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, pursuant to Section 1760(e) of the Export Control Reform Act 
(50 U.S.C. 4819(e)) and Sections 766.23 and 766.25 of the Regulations, 
any other person, firm, corporation, or business organization related 
to Sanchez 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, Sanchez 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 Sanchez and shall 
be published in the Federal Register.
    Sixth, this Order is effective immediately and shall remain in 
effect until June 16, 2025.

John Sonderman,
Director, Office of Export Enforcement.
[FR Doc. 2021-26353 Filed 12-3-21; 8:45 am]
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