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Israeli arrested in alleged US arms export scheme

NEW HAVEN- An Israeli citizen has been arrested on federal charges in the US that he conspired to illegally ship military parts from the United States to Iran, government prosecutors announced Thursday.

 

Eliyahu Cohen, 63, of Bnei Brak, Israel, was arrested Monday in his native country on charges of violating arms export laws and conspiracy to commit money laundering. The US is seeking his extradition. (AP)