Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Illegally Exporting Secret Military Data Overseas (State Dept. Administrative Proceeding)

In an administrative proceeding, the U.S. State Department charged ITT Industries, acting through various subsidiaries, with violating the Arms Export Control Act and the Intermational Traffic in Arms Regulations in connection with the unauthorized export of night-vision products and space remote sensing technical data and defense services. Pursuant to a consent agreement, ITT agreed to pay a civil penalty of $8 million. See related ITT Industries instances, “Illegally Exporting Secret Military Data Overseas (Criminal Prosecution)” and “Illegally Exporting Secret Military Data Overseas (U.S. Army Compliance Agreement).”

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
State Dept.
Contracting Party
Court Type
Administrative Agreement
Date of Order
Contractors Involved Penalty
ITT Industries $8,000,000
Further Information Released
Consent Agreement 7/20/2007
Draft Charging Letter 7/20/2007
Order 7/20/2007

See also:

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database