Criminal Investigation | Sept. 6, 2018

Owner of Defense Firm Charged with Conspiracy to Defraud Department of Defense of $7 Million, Violate Arms Export Control Act

NEWARK, N.J. - A Turkish man who owns a New Jersey defense contracting business has been charged in a scheme to fraudulently acquire lucrative manufacturing contracts with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), and for conspiring to export military techinical drawings to Turkey without a license from the State Department, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today.