Iranian Nuclear Centrifuge Acquisition Operation (2008-2011)

Main

Executive Order 12957 Issued

03/15/1995

Executive Order 12959 Issued

05/6/1995

Executive Order 13059 Issued

08/17/1997

Start

October 2008

End

January 2011

Grand Jury Sworn In

05/07/2012

Indictment Filed

07/12/2012

C-350 Maraging Steel

Khaki requests 20 tons MS

12/06/2008

Khaki Indicates End User is Iran

12/10/2008

MS ID'd as Export Controlled

12/11/2008

US CO1 ID'd for MS

12/22/2008

Yi contacts US CO 1

2/14/2009

Price Quote / Exp Cntrl

3/2/2009

Undercover Federal Agent as CO1 Rep

3/20/2009

Khaki IDs limited/danger of mats

5/14/2009

Continued Contact b/t Khaki & UFA

5/25/2009 - 12/8/2009

Aluminum Alloy Rods

Khaki contacts Indiv1 for 20 tons 7075-O

11/29/2008

Khaki reqs 20 tons T6 - "only US"

12/10/2008

Prices quoted

12/21/2008

Mass Spectrometers

Khaki sends UFA request for 2 x mass spectrometers

5/17/2009

Vacuum System Equipment

Khaki asks Yi to get prices/delivery timeline for US (MA) CO

2/3/2009

Yi sent Khaki price quote for pressure transducers, etc

2/10/2009

Khaki directs Yi to procure list of vacuum pumps and accessories

6/24/2009

Khaki asks UFA to buy vacuum pumps from US

7/29/2009

Khaki emails Yi for high vacuum gate valve from CA

1/19/2010

Radioactive Materials

Khaki reqs Ba-133 & Eu-152 from UFA & CT CO

5/13/2009

Khaki asks UFA for Co-57

1/7/2011

Khaki emails UFA requesting Cd-109

1/11/2011

Lathes

Khaki asks Yi to contact CO2 for price of 2 twisterspeed lathes

2/1/2009

Khaki asks Consp1 to vette CO2

3/2/2009

Yi asks CO2 to record value of lathes as lower than actual

3/4/2009

Yi asks CO2 to ship lathes to Hong Kong CO

4/13/2009

Yi sent Khaki an email about shipping the lathes from Hong Kong to Iran

4/20/2009

Yi transferred $ for lathes from China Bank to CO2

5/22/2009

Yi received lathes from CO2 & shipped to Iran

6/2/2009

Nickel Alloy Wire

Khaki asks Consp1 to contact CO3 for nickel alloy 120 wire

1/26/2009

Consp1 sent CO3 price quote request

1/27/2009

Khaki asks Consp1 to ask CO3 for cost to ship to China

2/1/2009

CO3 emailed Consp1 asking for end user

2/3/2009

Khaki instructs Yi to falsify end user to Monalila

2/15/2009

Consp1 sent CO3 purchase order with Monalila as end-user

4/16/2009

Khaki sent Yi email @ needing nickel alloy ASAP for customer in Iran

4/20/2009

Yi asked CO3 to ship the nickel alloy to Hong Kong CO

4/30/2009

Yi transferred $ from China Bank to CO3

5/6/2009

CO3 shipped nickel alloy to Yi indicating diverting was against US law

6/2/2009

Yi shipped nickel alloy to Iran

6/15/2009

Misc

Khaki Contacts Sweden Indiv @ magnetic gauging equip

10/27/2008

Indiv Sweden indicates gauss meter from US

11/14/2008

China asks Khaki to confirm gauss meter not for nucl weapon

11/25/2008

Khaki reqs magnetic tape for gas centrifuges

2/7/2009

Khaki reqs Arnokrome mag tape from IL Co (UFA)

3/29/2009

Khaki emails Consp2 in Phillipines for TCH600 N/H/O analyzer

8/13/2009

Consp2 falsifies end user as Phillipines

8/14/2009

Consp2 contacts Khaki @ N/H/O in Michigan

8/17/2009

Khaki asks UFA for help ordering N/H/O analyzer

8/20/2009