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Violations and Penalties

In addition to civil and criminal penalties that may apply under applicable laws to individual University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College personnel and to The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, violation of Export Control laws and regulations may subject the violator to remedial or disciplinary action by The University of Texas System for misconduct, including termination or dismissal, in accordance with applicable The University of Texas System and The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College policies and procedures.

ITAR penalties:
Civil – up to $500,000 each violation, extra compliance measures, debarment, and loss of export privileges.
Criminal – up to $1,000,000 each violation and 10 years imprisonment. 

EAR penalties
:
Civil – up to $250,000 per violation or twice the amount of the transaction and loss of export privileges.
Criminal – up to $1,000,000 and 20 years imprisonment.

OFAC penalties
:
Civil - up to $250,000 per violation.
Criminal – refer to appropriate law enforcement agencies for criminal investigation and/or prosecution.  Actions could include license denial/revocation; subject person could be ordered to cease and desist.

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