“On September 11, 2013, in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, Demetrio Cortez-Salgado (‘Salgado’), was convicted of violating Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778 (2012)) (‘AECA’). Specifically, Cortez-Salgado knowingly and willfully exported and caused to be exported and attempted to export and attempted to cause to be exported from the United States to Mexico caliber rifles, defense articles which were 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. Cortez-Salgado was sentenced to 24 months imprisonment, 36 months of supervised release and a $100 assessment. Cortez-Salgado was released from prison on November 15, 2013. Cortez-Salgado is also listed on the U.S. Department of State Debarred List.”

79 FR 59474-75
Published 10-02-2014