Military Amplifiers to China
On Dec. 19, 2007, Ding Zhengxing, Su Yang, and Peter Zhu were indicted in the Western District of Texas for Arms Export Act violations in connection with an alleged plot to purchase and illegally export to China amplifliers that are controlled for military purposes. The amplifiers are used in digital radios and wireless area networks. Zhengxing and Yang were arrested in January 2008 after they traveled to Saipan to take possession of the amplifiers. Peter Zhu, of Shanghai Meuro Electronics Company Ltd., in China, remains at large. On July 1, 2009, Zhengxing was sentenced to 46 months’ imprisonment. He pled guilty on October 17, 2008, to count I of the second superseding indictment. The case was investigated by ICE.