Elk Grove Man Faces Charges For Violating The U.S. Trade Embargo With Iran

Credit: CBS 13 Sacramento
Published on August 15, 2019 - Duration: 00:26s

Elk Grove Man Faces Charges For Violating The U.S. Trade Embargo With Iran

An Elk Grove resident is facing 20 years in federal prison after being indicted on charges of violating the US trade embargo with Iran.

In an indictment unsealed on Thursday, 56-year-old Elk Grove resident Dariush Niknia and 74-year-old Las Vegas resident Richard Lant allegedly conspired to sell and supply 500 Russian-made tank helmets to Iran.

Katie Johnston reports.

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