“On November 16, 2011, in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, Donald V. Bernardo, a/k/a Don Bernardo, was convicted of Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778 (2006 & Supp. IV 2010)). Specifically, Bernardo was convicted of knowingly and willfully engaging in the business of brokering activities involving Venezuela in negotiating and arranging contracts, purchases, sales, and transfers of defense articles, that is, C-130 Hercules military transport aircraft, in return for a fee, commission and other consideration, without first registering with the U.S. Department of State. Bernardo was sentenced to 12 months of imprisonment and two years of supervised release, and fined a $100 assessment. Bernardo was released from prison on February 28, 2013. Bernardo is also listed on the U.S. Department of State Debarred List.”

78 FR 76103-04
Published 12-16-2013