USA v. Ghodskani, Negar
[DMN] Iranian national Negar Ghodskani and other defendants were charged in a conspiracy to illegally export controlled technology from the United States to Iran. From 2008 until late 2011, Ghodskani was a Tehran-based employee of Fanavar Moj Khavar (Fana Moj), a company located in Tehran, Iran. In 2009, Ghodskani, along with co-defendant Alireza Jalali and others, established Green Wave Telecommunication, Sdn Bhn, (Green Wave), a company located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, that operated as a front for Fana Moj. As part of the conspiracy, Ghodskani falsely represented herself as an employee of Green Wave to U.S. companies in order to acquire export-controlled technology from the United States. On Aug. 9, 2019, Ghodskani pleaded guilty for her participation in a conspiracy to illegally export controlled technology from the United States to Iran.