“On January 28, 2019, in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, Luis Felipe Varela (‘Varela’) was convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. 554(a). Specifically, Varela was convicted of fraudulently and knowingly attempting to export from the United States to Mexico two FN M249S, 5.56 caliber rifles, which are designated as defense articles on the United States Munitions List, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 554. Varela was sentenced to six (6) months in prison, three years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.”
86 FR 16584-85
Published 03-30-2021