“Henson Chua, 2945 Somerset Place, San Marino, CA 91108, and with an address at: Henson Chua, 27 Cambridge Street, Hillsborough Village, Muntin Lupa City, Philippines, 1780, Respondent; Celltron Marketing Company, a.k.a. Celltron Mktg. Co., 47A G. Araneta Ave, Quezon City, MM Philippines, 1105, Related Person; Order Denying Export Privileges. A. Denial of Export Privileges of Henson Chua. On November 8, 2011, in the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida Tampa Division, Henson Chua (‘Chua’) was convicted of violating Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778 (2000)) (‘AECA’). Specifically, Chua was convicted of knowingly and willfully causing the temporary import into the United States, an unmanned aerial vehicle, which was designated as a defense article on the United States Munitions List, without having first obtained from the U.S. Department of State a license or written authorization for such temporary import. Chua was sentenced to time served followed by three years of supervised release. Chua was ordered to pay a fine of $13,000 and a special assessment of $100.00. Chua is also listed on the U.S. Department of State Debarred List.Section 766.25 of the Export Administration Regulations (‘EAR’ or ‘Regulations’) provides, in pertinent part, that ‘[t]he Director of the Office of Exporter Services, in consultation with the Director of the Office of Export Enforcement, may deny the export privileges of any person who has been convicted of a violation of the EAA, the EAR, of any order, license or authorization issued thereunder; any regulation, license, or order issued under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701-1706); 18 U.S.C. 793, 794 or 798; section 4(b) of the Internal Security Act of 1950 (50 U.S.C. 783(b)), or section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778).’ 15 CFR 766.25(a); see also Section 11(h) of the EAA, 50 U.S.C. app. Sec. 2410(h). The denial of export privileges under this provision may be for a period of up to 10 years from the date of the conviction. 15 CFR 766.25(d); see also 50 U.S.C. app. Sec. 2410(h). In addition, Section 750.8 of the Regulations states that the Bureau of Industry and Security’s Office of Exporter Services may revoke any Bureau of Industry and Security licenses previously issued in which the person had an interest in at the time of his conviction.”

78 FR 86-88
Published 01-02-2013