Freight Forwarder Sentenced to Prison for Conspiracy to Facilitate Illegal Exports to Iran

On May 15, 2012, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced that the U.S. District Court in Newark, NJ, sentenced Ulrich Davis, a Dutch citizen of Pumerend, The Netherlands, to six months in prison for conspiring to defraud the United States by facilitating the illegal export of goods to Iran. 

Davis, a former manager of a Netherlands-based freight-forwarding company previously pleaded guilty to an Information charging him with conspiracy to defraud the United States through the violation of a U.S. Department of Commerce Temporary Denial Order.