Latvian Broker Arrested for Violating US Export Laws in Connection to Russian Aerospace Equipment Sales: Justice Department Indicts Third Individual in Johnson County Conspiracy

JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. – A Latvian broker has been arrested for violating U.S. export laws in connection with a Johnson County company. The U.S. Department of Justice announced that a citizen of the Republic of Latvia is charged with crimes related to a year-long conspiracy to sell avionics equipment to Russian companies, in violation of U.S. export laws. This arrest is the result of a grand jury’s superseding indictment, which also implicates a Johnson County company and two U.S. nationals. The superseding indictment states that Oleg Chistyakov, also known as Olegs ńĆitsjakovs, conspired with U.S. … Read more