Federal authorities in Miami say a number of foreigners and overseas businesses found a way to make money off the Iraq war by selling electronic parts that were used to kill American solidiers.
BY JAY WEAVER
MIAMI – Sixteen foreigners and overseas businesses were charged in Miami on Wednesday with illegally supplying U.S.-made electronic parts to Iran for producing explosives to kill American soldiers fighting in the Iraq War, federal authorities said.
The computer chips and other high-tech goods — made in South Florida and other regions of the country — were used by Iranian-controlled companies to make roadside bombs, federal officials said.
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