“In the Matter of: Universal Industries Limited, Inc., 3050 SW 14th Place Unit 3, Boynton Beach, FL 33426; Order Denying Export Privileges. On August 19, 2011, in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, Universal Industries Limited, Inc. (‘Universal’) was convicted of violating Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778 (2000)) (‘AECA’). Specifically, Universal was convicted of knowingly and willfully attempting to export from the United States to Singapore military aircraft parts, that is approximately 200 J-85 Stage 1 engines blades, part number 6009T97PO5, which items were designated as defense articles 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. Universal was sentenced to one year probation, a $1,000 fine and a special assessment of $400. Universal 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 [Export Administration Act (‘EAA’)], the EAR, or 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 her conviction.”

77 FR 46684-85
Published 08-06-2012