Illicit Trade

Ring Magnets for IR-1 Centrifuges
February 13, 2013
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Chinese Salesman Arrested in Pressure Transducer Case
January 18, 2013
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Aiding the Physics Research Center’s Overseas Procurements: Role of Applied Science Co. and Akebono Boeki Co.
November 15, 2012
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United States Prosecutes U.S.-Based Smuggler Working for Iran
October 26, 2012
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British Bank Accused of Doing Massive Illegal Iran Business: Settles with New York
Authorities

August 15, 2012
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Major U.S. Sting Operation Arrests Iranian in Nuclear Smuggling Network
August 12, 2012
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Iranian Smuggling for Military Nuclear Programs: From Shahid Hemmat
Industrial Group to the Physics Research Center

May 16, 2012
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Telexes: Amir Kabir University and Dr. Shahmoradi
May 16, 2012
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Telexes: Front Company Kala Naft
May 16, 2012
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The Telexes: Whole Body Counters and the Physics Research Center
May 16, 2012
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U.S. Company Charged with Pressure Transducer Sales: Who Were the End Users?
May 14, 2012
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Opening the Door to a Solution with Iran
May 9, 2012
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Case of Three Tinners Set for Trial: Plea Deal Expected
April 25, 2012
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Department 70 and the Physics Research Center: Extensive Interest in
Nuclear Fuel Cycle Technologies

March 19, 2012
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The Physics Research Center and Iran’s Parallel Military Nuclear Program
February 23, 2012
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PHRC telex appendix
February 23, 2012
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IRISL and Affiliates Indicted on Financial Conspiracy Charges
July 8, 2011
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European Court of Human Rights Rejects Tinners’ Appeal
April 26, 2011
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Yadegari Appeal Denied by Canadian Court
April 14, 2011
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Man Charged with Exporting U.S. Goods to Pakistan’s Nuclear Program
April 14 , 2011
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United States Indicts Man behind Alleged Multi-Million Dollar Iranian Smuggling
Network

February 11, 2011
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A Smuggler’s Use of the U.S. Financial System to Receive Illegal Payments
from Iran

February 11, 2011
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State Department Cables: United States Pressures China over Limmt, to No Avail
February 3, 2010
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Swiss Judge Recommends Charges against the Tinners
December 23, 2010
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The Tinner Case:  Time for a Frank, Open Evaluation
December 21, 2010
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State Department Cables: Stopping Iran’s and North Korea’s Illicit
Procurement for their Nuclear and Ballistic Missile Programs

December 10, 2010
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Chinese Firms Continue to Evade Iran Sanctions
October 19, 2010
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Comprehensive Piece on Iranian Military Equipment Smuggler and U.S. Sting Operation
October 5, 2010
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Yadegari Sentenced to 20 Months Plus Time Served ; Worked for Procurement Ring that Supplied Iran’s Enrichment Program
August 2, 2010
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Update: New Charges for Irish Company Suspected of Military Exports to Iran
July 16, 2010
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Man Suspected of Illicit Nuclear Trade to Iran Found Guilty
July 6, 2010
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Eli Lake’s New Report and the Inadvertent Conflation of Sources About the Notorious Tinner Family
July 2, 2010
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Was Kakavand’s Acquittal Part of a Quid Pro Quo with Iran? - Update II
May 19, 2010
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Update: U.S. Extradition Request Denied in France for Alleged Iranian Military Parts Smuggler
May 12, 2010
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French Court Delays Decision over Extradition of Majid Kakavand
February 17, 2010
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Busting the Members at the Core of Iran’s Smuggling Networks for Nuclear, Missile, and Conventional Military Goods*
David Albright, Paul Brannan, and Andrea Scheel Stricker
February 16, 2010
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Former Iranian Ambassador Arrested in Britain for Allegedly Assisting Iran-Directed Smuggling Scheme
David Albright, Paul Brannan, and Andrea Scheel Stricker
February 16, 2010
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Inventive U.S. Sting Operation Catches Iran-Based Military Equipment Smuggler
David Albright, Paul Brannan and Andrea Scheel Stricker
February 16, 2010
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Middleman Majid Kakavand Arrested for Allegedly Directing Malaysia-Based Iranian Illicit Procurement Scheme
David Albright, Paul Brannan, and Andrea Scheel Stricker
February 16, 2010
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Arrest Made in Germany of Core Iranian Procurement Agent
David Albright, Paul Brannan, and Andrea Scheel Stricker
February 16, 2010
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Update: Smuggler Previously Convicted of Aircraft Export Control Violations; Disguised Company As a Larger Operation
Andrea Scheel Stricker
October 23, 2009
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Decision Reached on Vanaki Case: Landgericht Finds Defendant Guilty, Issues Suspended Sentence
David Albright and Christina Walrond
October 23, 2009
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The Trials of the German-Iranian Trader Mohsen Vanaki: The German Federal Intelligence Service Assesses that Iran Likely Has a Nuclear Weapons Program
David Albright and Christina Walrond
October 23, 2009
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A Smuggler’s Procurement of Nuclear Dual-Use Pressure Transducers for Iran
David Albright, Paul Brannan and Andrea Scheel
July 14, 2009
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Iran’s Procurement of U.S. Military Aircraft Parts: Two case studies in illicit trade
David Albright, Paul Brannan and Andrea Scheel
May 21, 2009
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A Company’s Discretion Detects Large Iranian Valve Orders by Scrutinizing Items and End-Users Instead of Lists
by David Albright, Paul Brannan and Andrea Scheel
January 28, 2009
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Iranian Entities’ Illicit Military Procurement Networks
by David Albright, Paul Brannan and Andrea Scheel
January 12, 2009
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Swiss Smugglers Had Advanced Nuclear Weapons Designs
by David Albright
June 16, 2008
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Finding Innovative Ways to Detect and Thwart Illicit Nuclear Trade
2007 Carnegie International Nonproliferation Conference
Remarks by David Albright, Matti Tarvainen and Ralf Wirtz
June 26, 2007