USA v. Sotis, Peter
Delray Beach, FL
[SDFL] Peter Sotis of Delray Beach, Florida was charged in an indictment for attempting to illegally export controlled items to Libya. The indictment alleges Sotis was the owner and principal of Add Helium, a Fort Lauderdale diving company. Sotis was charged with smuggling, conspiracy to violate and attempted violation of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) by transferring dual-use goods, that is, articles that have both civilian and military application, for export to Libya without the required Department of Commerce license.