Ohio Man Busted For Selling Oil Equipment To Iran

A 64-year-old man from Ohio has been sentenced to 20 months in prison for selling oilfield equipment and pipeline parts to Iran secretly, in breach of sanctions and a trade embargo, the Department of Justice said in a statement. According to the case, Behrooz Behroozian, from Dublin, Ohio, used his computer parts company, called Comtech International, set up in 2006, to ship to Iran components such as valves, manifolds, and connectors. “For years, this defendant deliberately sought to defeat and evade the Iranian sanctions for personal gain…