Mustafa Abdul Aljaff, 32, has finally been sentenced after creating and selling counterfeit electronic components to our military and many commercial and medical companies as well. His company, MVP Micro, had many aka’s used to deceive their customers and suppliers. He has been sentenced to 30 months, a fine for restitution to the manufacturers of the products of $178,000, he will be on supervised release for three years following his term, and perform 250 hours of community service. This has been a long time in the making and it seems like a step in the right direction towards stopping the proliferation of counterfeits being sold into the market. Click here to see more on the topic.
Robb Hammond is the President of AERI and the chair of the Aerospace Industry’s Counterfeit Electronic Components Mitigation Standard for independent distributors, AS6081, which has become one of the industry’s most respected documents, as well as being adopted by the Department of Defense. Robb is one of the foremost thought leaders in the industry on counterfeit detection and speaks regularly at conferences around the globe.