Source: U.S. Department of Justice – Office of Public Affairs
Alexander Fishenko, a dual citizen of the United States and Russia, was sentenced today to 10 years in prison and ordered to forfeit more than $500,000 in criminal proceeds following his guilty plea on Sept. 9, 2015 to a 19-count indictment. Fishenko pleaded guilty to acting as an agent of the Russian government within the United States without prior notification to the Attorney General, conspiring to export and illegally exporting controlled microelectronics to Russia, conspiring to launder money and obstruction of justice.
The sentence was announced by Assistant Attorney General for National Security John P. Carlin and U.S. Attorney Robert L. Capers of the Eastern District of New York.
Fishenko, 10 other individuals and two corporations – ARC Electronics Inc. (ARC) and Apex System LLC (Apex) – were indicted in October 2012. Five defendants previously pleaded guilty, three indi…