“On June 15, 2015, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Ismael Reta (‘Reta’), was convicted of violating Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778 (2012)) (‘AECA’). Specifically, Reta intentionally and knowingly conspired and agreed together with other person or persons known and unknown to the Grand Jurors, to knowingly and willfully export, attempt to export, and cause to be exported into Mexico from the United States defense article, that is, to-wit: a Colt, Model M4, 5.56mm rifle; a Romarm, Model WASR-10, 7.62x39mm rifle; a Berretta, Model 92FS, 9mm pistol, two hundred sixty-two (262) rounds of 5.56mm ammunition; and fifty (50) rounds of 7.62x39mm ammunition, which were designated as defense articles on the United States Munitions List, without having first obtained from the Department of State a license for such export or written authorization for such export. Reta was sentenced 37 months of imprisonment, three years of supervised release, and a $100 assessment.”

81 FR 40658-59
Published 06-22-2016