Dutch court hands Russian businessman 18-month sentence for violating sanctions

A Dutch court convicted a Russian businessman Tuesday of exporting computer chips and other electronic products to the Russian arms and defense industry in violation of European Union sanctions and sentenced him to 18 months in jail. The EU has slapped Moscow with a series of wide-ranging sanctions since its illegal invasion of Ukraine last year sparked a war now in its 20th month. Rotterdam District Court said in a statement that the man turned sanctions evasion into a ‘revenue model.

‘ RUSSIAN-BORN US RESIDENT CHARGED FOR HELPING SANCTIONED BILLIONAIRE The man, whose identity was not released in line with Dutch court rules, exported ‘dual-use’ products that can have both civil and military applications to companies linked to the arms industry in Russia for a period of more than seven months. The court ruled that he faked invoices for the exports and sent them to Russia via a company in the Maldives.

Dutch court sentences Russian businessman to 18 months for busting sanctions targeting MoscowA Dutch court has convicted a Russian businessman of exporting computer chips and other electronic products to the Russian arms and defense industry Read more ⮕

Dutch court sentences Russian businessman to 18 months for busting sanctions targeting MoscowA Dutch court has convicted a Russian businessman of exporting computer chips and other electronic products to the Russian arms and defense industry. The sales violated European Union sanctions. The court sentenced the man to 18 months in jail. Read more ⮕

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