On 23 April 2014, the US Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Hetran Inc., a US company, had been indicted for allegedly exporting to

Iran a lathe used to manufacture high-grade steel. Also indicted were the company’s chief executive officer, one of its overseas sales representatives, and several Iranian individuals and entities. If convicted, the defendants face a fine of up to $1 million, and the individual defendants also face prison sentences of up to 10 years.

Justice Department Press Release (PDF)