Fiorina’s HP Earned Millions From Sales in Iran: Bloomberg View

(Bloomberg) -- Under leadership of Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina, Hewlett-Packard sold hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of products to Iran through a foreign subsidiary, despite strict U.S. export sanctions, Bloomberg View’s Josh Rogin writes.

* While she was in charge, HP used a European subsidiary and a

Middle East distributor to sell hundreds of millions of

dollars of printers and other computer equipment to Iran:

Rogin * NOTE: U.S. companies were banned from exporting to Iran in

1995, so if HP executives knew about what the Dubai-based

distributor was doing, they would have been breaking U.S.

law * NOTE: On the campaign trail this year, Carly Fiorina has

been a staunch advocate of keeping crippling sanctions on

Iran

* In April, she said Iran sanctions were “unraveling

fast,” something she called a “dangerous development” * NOTE: Fiorina was CEO of HP from 1999 to 2005 * NOTE: Fiorina’s campaign did not respond to several requests

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