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Illicit Trade: Case Studies

2014

Case Study- Serial Proliferator Karl Li: China’s Continued Refusal to Act
David Albright, Andrea Stricker, and Donald Stewart May 8, 2014

Case Study: Chinese Citizen’s Involvement in the Supply of MKS Pressure Transducers to Iran Preventing a Reoccurrence
Ian J. Stewart, Andrea Stricker, and David Albright April 30, 2014

Case Study- Canada Prosecutes Company for Possible Nuclear Related Export to Iran
David Albright and Andrea Stricker April 24, 2014

Case Study - Chinese National Sought High-Strength Carbon Fiber for China
Donald Stewart and Andrea Stricker March 5, 2014

Case Study - U.S. Busts Iranian Smuggling Scheme Involving a Nuclear-Related Good
David Albright and Andrea Stricker January 31, 2014

2013

Case Study - Getting to the Core: United States Charges Iranian with Missile Export Violations
Andrea Stricker November 4, 2013

Case Study - United States Busts Likely North Korean Transshipment Scheme
Andrea Stricker May 24, 2013

Case Study - Chinese Salesman Arrested in Pressure Transducer Case
David Albright and Andrea Stricker January 18, 2013

2012

Case Study - U.S. Company Charged with Pressure Transducer Sales: Who Were the End Users? May 14, 2012

2011

Case Study - Chinese National Charged with Illegal U.S. Exports to Pakistani Nuclear Program
Andrea Stricker August 23, 2011

Case Study - IRISL and Affiliates Indicted on Financial Conspiracy Charges
Andrea Stricker July 8, 2011

Case Study - Man Charged with Exporting U.S. Goods to Pakistan’s Nuclear Program
David Albright and Andrea Stricker April 14, 2011

Case Study - A Smuggler’s Use of the U.S. Financial System to Receive Illegal Payments from Iran Updated February 11, 2011
Andrea Stricker February 11, 2011

Case Study - United States Indicts Man behind Alleged Multi-Million Dollar Iranian Smuggling Network
Andrea Stricker February 11, 2011

2010

Case Study - Yadegari Sentenced to 20 Months Plus Time Served ; Worked for Procurement Ring that Supplied Iran’s Enrichment Program
Andrea Stricker August 2, 2010

Case Study - Update: New Charges for Irish Company Suspected of Military Exports to Iran
Andrea Stricker July 16, 2010

Case Study - U.S. Company Faces Penalties for Alleged Nuclear Export Attempts to India, Israel
David Albright, Paul Brannan, and Andrea Stricker July 14, 2010

Case Study - Inventive U.S. Sting Operation Catches Iran-Based Military Equipment Smuggler
David Albright, Paul Brannan and Andrea Scheel Stricker February 16, 2010

Case Study - Former Iranian Ambassador Arrested in UK for Alleged Iran-Directed Smuggling Scheme
David Albright, Paul Brannan, and Andrea Scheel Stricker February 16, 2010

Case Study - Middleman Majid Kakavand Arrested for Malaysia-Based Iranian Illicit Procurement Scheme
David Albright, Paul Brannan, and Andrea Scheel Stricker February 16, 2010

Case Study - Arrest Made in Germany of Core Iranian Procurement Agent
David Albright, Paul Brannan, and Andrea Scheel Stricker February 16, 2010

2009

Case Study - Update: Smuggler Previously Convicted of Aircraft Export Control Violations; Disguised Company as a Larger Operation
Andrea Scheel Stricker October 23, 2009

Case Study - Decision Reached on Vanaki Case: Landgericht Finds Defendant Guilty, Issues Suspended Sentence
David Albright and Christina Walrond October 23, 2009

Case Study - The Trials of the German-Iranian Trader Mohsen Vanaki: The German Federal Intelligence Service Assesses that Iran Likely Has a Nuclear Weapons Program
David Albright and Christina Walrond October 23, 2009

Case Study - Smugglers Assist North Korea-Directed Illicit Trade to Myanmar
David Albright, Paul Brannan and Andrea Scheel July 14, 2009

Case Study - A Smuggler’s Procurement of Nuclear Dual-Use Pressure Transducers for Iran
David Albright, Paul Brannan and Andrea Scheel July 14, 2009

Case Study - Iran’s Procurement of U.S. Military Aircraft Parts: Two case studies in illicit trade
David Albright, Paul Brannan and Andrea Scheel May 21, 2009

Case Study - Profitable and Low-Penalty: Illicit Procurement of Items with Nuclear Applications for Pakistan
David Albright, Paul Brannan and Andrea Scheel February 27, 2009

Case Study - Pakistan’s Illicit Procurement of Missile and Drone Equipment Using Multiple Financial Transaction
David Albright, Paul Brannan and Andrea Scheel January 28, 2009

Case Study - An Inside Look: India’s Procurement of Tributyl Phosphate (TBP) for its Unsafeguarded Nuclear Program
David Albright, Paul Brannan and Andrea Scheel January 28, 2009

Case Study - A Company’s Discretion Detects Large Iranian Valve Orders by Scrutinizing Items and End-Users Instead of Lists
David Albright, Paul Brannan and Andrea Scheel January 28, 2009

Case Study - How Cooperation between a Company and Government Authorities Disrupted a Sophisticated Illicit Iranian Procurement
David Albright, Paul Brannan and Andrea Scheel January 12, 2009

Case Study - Detecting the Barrage Approach to Illicit Procurement
David Albright, Paul Brannan and Andrea Scheel January 12, 2009

Case Study - Iranian Entities’ Illicit Military Procurement Networks
David Albright, Paul Brannan, and Andrea Scheel January 12, 2009