USA v. Chen, Tina
Las Vegas, NV
Tina Chen was indicted by a federal grand jury for conspiracy to export goods from the United States to Iran, in violation of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) and the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations. Tina Chen, aka Ya When Chen, Wen Tina Chen, Tina Dunbar, and Tina Dubner, is the owner of Top One Zone, LLC, a company exporting electronic and computer components that Chen operates from her residence. It was alleged that from about November 2015 to May 2019 Chen conspired with others to buy and export goods from companies in the United States and then send those goods to individuals in Iran through companies in Hong Kong. Chen concealed the identities of the end users, and she did not have a license from the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the U.S. Department of the Treasury.