Order Denying Export Privileges; In the Matter of: Abdiel Padron Madrid, Inmate Number: 42167-480, FCI La Tuna, Federal Correctional Institution, P.O. Box 3000, Anthony, NM 88021, 9030 [2022-03413]

Download as PDF 9030 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 33 / Thursday, February 17, 2022 / Notices Dated: February 14, 2022. Alyssa Holdren, Designated Federal Official, U.S. Department of Commerce. [FR Doc. 2022–03481 Filed 2–16–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–MN–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 Order Denying Export Privileges; In the Matter of: Abdiel Padron Madrid, Inmate Number: 42167–480, FCI La Tuna, Federal Correctional Institution, P.O. Box 3000, Anthony, NM 88021 On June 17, 2020, in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, Abdiel Padron Madrid (‘‘Madrid’’) was convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. 554(a). Specifically, Madrid was convicted of receiving, concealing, buying, selling and facilitating the transportation and willfully and knowingly attempting to export and send from the United States to Mexico, six thousand three hundred and eighty (6,380) rounds of various caliber ammunition, which at the time of the attempted export were defense articles as defined under the United States Munitions List, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 554. As a result of his conviction, the Court sentenced Madrid to 57 months imprisonment with credit for time served, three years of supervised release, and a $200 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 Madrid’s conviction for violating 18 U.S.C. 554, and has provided notice and opportunity for Madrid 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 Madrid. 1 ECRA was enacted on August 13, 2018, 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. 2 The Regulations are currently codified in the Code of Federal Regulations at 15 CFR parts 730– 774 (2021). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:23 Feb 16, 2022 Jkt 256001 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 Madrid’s export privileges under the Regulations for a period of 10 years from the date of Madrid’s conviction. The Office of Exporter Services has also decided to revoke any BIS-issued licenses in which Madrid had an interest at the time of his conviction.3 Accordingly, it is hereby ordered: First, from the date of this Order until June 17, 2030, Abdiel Padron Madrid, with a last known address of, Inmate Number: 42167–480, FCI La Tuna, Federal Correctional Institution, P.O. Box 3000, Anthony, NM 88021, 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, 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 3 The Director, Office of Export Enforcement, is the authorizing official for issuance of denial orders pursuant to recent amendments to the Regulations (85 FR 73411, November 18, 2020). PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 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 Madrid 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, Madrid 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 Madrid and shall be published in the Federal Register. Sixth, this Order is effective immediately and shall remain in effect until June 17, 2030. John Sonderman, Director, Office of Export Enforcement. [FR Doc. 2022–03413 Filed 2–16–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DT–P E:\FR\FM\17FEN1.SGM 17FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Industry and Security


Order Denying Export Privileges; In the Matter of: Abdiel Padron 
Madrid, Inmate Number: 42167-480, FCI La Tuna, Federal Correctional 
Institution, P.O. Box 3000, Anthony, NM 88021

    On June 17, 2020, in the U.S. District Court for the Western 
District of Texas, Abdiel Padron Madrid (``Madrid'') was convicted of 
violating 18 U.S.C. 554(a). Specifically, Madrid was convicted of 
receiving, concealing, buying, selling and facilitating the 
transportation and willfully and knowingly attempting to export and 
send from the United States to Mexico, six thousand three hundred and 
eighty (6,380) rounds of various caliber ammunition, which at the time 
of the attempted export were defense articles as defined under the 
United States Munitions List, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 554. As a 
result of his conviction, the Court sentenced Madrid to 57 months 
imprisonment with credit for time served, three years of supervised 
release, and a $200 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 on August 13, 2018, 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.
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    BIS received notice of Madrid's conviction for violating 18 U.S.C. 
554, and has provided notice and opportunity for Madrid 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 Madrid.
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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 Madrid's export privileges 
under the Regulations for a period of 10 years from the date of 
Madrid's conviction. The Office of Exporter Services has also decided 
to revoke any BIS-issued licenses in which Madrid had an interest at 
the time of his conviction.\3\
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    \3\ The Director, Office of Export Enforcement, is 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 17, 2030, Abdiel 
Padron Madrid, with a last known address of, Inmate Number: 42167-480, 
FCI La Tuna, Federal Correctional Institution, P.O. Box 3000, Anthony, 
NM 88021, 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, 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 Madrid 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, Madrid 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 Madrid and shall 
be published in the Federal Register.
    Sixth, this Order is effective immediately and shall remain in 
effect until June 17, 2030.

John Sonderman,
Director, Office of Export Enforcement.
[FR Doc. 2022-03413 Filed 2-16-22; 8:45 am]
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