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Christopher Tappin sentenced to 33 months in US arms case

A retired British businessman who admitted selling weapon parts to Iran has been sentenced to 33 months in prison by a court in the US.

Christopher Tappin, who was extradited from the UK last February, reached a deal with US prosecutors which led to him pleading guilty in November.

Alistair Leithead reports from Los Angeles.

  • 10 Jan 2013
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