Source: U.S. Department of Justice – Office of Public Affairs
Louis Brothers, 63, of Covington, Kentucky, was sentenced to 93 months in prison for illegally exporting sophisticated technology equipment to the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and concealing the unlawful proceeds. The sentence also includes a monetary judgment of $1.1 million.
Assistant Attorney General for National Security John P. Carlin, U.S. Attorney Kerry B. Harvey of the Eastern District of Kentucky, Special Agent in Charge Clark E. Settles of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Washington, D.C. Office and Special Agent in Charge Howard Marshall of the FBI’s Louisville Division jointly made the announcement today.
U.S. District Judge Amul R. Thapar of the Eastern District of Kentucky sentenced Brothers for conspiracy, aiding and abetting in the illegal export of defense articles and conspiracy to launder funds….