Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Defense Contractor Accused Of Attempted Smuggling

Mozaffar Khazaee, an engineer who has worked with three U.S. defense contractors, and who holds dual U.S.-Iranian citizenship, was arrested last week at the Newark Liberty International Airport for attempting to smuggle secret documents to Iran, including material related to the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program.  He faces the possibility of a fine and up to ten years in prison.

How someone can obtain dual citizenship between two countries that have been at odds for about 35 years is, in my not-so-humble opinion, a good question.

Read the story at the Mail Online, BBC News, ABC News, FoxCT and The Courant.

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