“On January 11, 2019 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Tengiz Sydykov (‘Sydykov’) was convicted of violating section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778) (‘AECA’). Specifically, Sydykov was convicted for knowingly and willfully exporting and causing to be exported from the United States to Grozny, Chechnya, Russia defense articles, that is: 7 Assembled firearms, 130 fully assembled lower receivers, 266 firearm slides, 158 firearm barrels, 996 firearm magazines, 10 stocks, 133 firearm frames and 453 functional firearms including springs and firing pins, which were designated as defense articles on the United States Munitions List, without having first obtained the required licenses or written approval from the United States Department of State.”
86 FR 51113-14
Published 09-14-2021