Friday, November 16, 2007

14 S Koreans Convicted of Exporting Weapons Technology to Myanmar

Source: The Times of India

Fourteen South Koreans were convicted on Thursday of illegally exporting weapons technology and equipment to Myanmar and other related charges, a court official said.

The Seoul Central District Court fined Lee Tae-yong, a former head of Daewoo International Corp, USD 54,550 for violating laws on exports and technology leaks, according to court official Park Hyun-ju.

The other three men received suspended prison terms of between two and three years for related charges such as illegally obtaining strategic technology from a government-run think tank, she said.

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