“On April 26, 2017, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, Peter Steve Plesinger (‘Plesinger’) was convicted of violating Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778 (2012)) (‘AECA’), among other crimes. Specifically, Plesinger was convicted of knowingly and willfully exporting and causing to be exported from the United States to Hong Kong two Ruger SR22 semi-automatic pistols, two silencers, and 1000 rounds of ammunition, which are items designated as defense articles on the United States Munitions List, without the required U.S. Department of State licenses. Plesinger was sentenced to 87 months in prison, with credit for time served, three years of supervised release and a $300 special assessment, and ordered to forfeit $64,500 to the United States.”


83 FR 16287-88
Published 04-16-2018