Manhattan DA foils plot to smuggle nuclear weapons material to Iran via major banks Tuesday. The DA will unseal 118 count indictment accuse a Chinese national Le Fang Wei of smuggling components through dummy corporations The banks unaware of the transactions. The DA discovered the scheme which set four import-export firms funneled in 58 trans-actions weapon grade material including:
- 33,000 pounds of a specialized aluminum alloy used almost exclusively in long-range missile production.
- 66,000 pounds of tungsten copper plate, which is used in missile guidance systems.
- 53,900 pounds of maraging steel rods, a superhard metal used in uranium enrichment and to make the casings for nuclear bombs.
to six Iranian fake companies controlled by a subsidiary of Iranian Defense Ministry between, 2006 and late 2008.
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This comes on the heels of President Barack Obama’ s declaration of ending the nuclear weapons race by dismantling our nuclear warheads . What an Ironic fantasy! Sheesh!