International Trade Enforcement Roundup – August 2023 Update

August saw two noteworthy Russia-related enforcement actions. First, a dual Russian-German national was arrested and charged with violating the Export Control Reform Act (ECRA) when he allegedly procured microelectronics for the Russian war effort. Second, Charles McGonigal, former Special Agent in Charge of the FBI New York Counterintelligence Division, pleaded guilty to violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) and to committing money laundering after providing services to a Specially Designated National (SDN).

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