Sentencing of Atmospheric Glow Technologies, Inc. Set for October 28, 2009
The sentencing of Atmospheric Glow Technologies, Inc. (AGT), the company alleged to be Professor John Reece Roth's co-conspirator in the criminal case involving unlawful exports of ITAR controlled technology, has been moved to 10 a.m. on October 28, 2009 in Knoxville, Tennessee.
AGT plead guilty in August 2008 to 10 counts of unlawfully exporting defense articles to a citizen of the People’s Republic of China in violation of the Arms Export Control Act.
AGT, which filed for bankruptcy in 2008, was a privately held plasma technology company located in Knoxville, Tennessee. Professor Roth, who was an original shareholder of AGT, was hired by AGT to work on the U.S. Air Force plasma technology contract that led to the violations of U.S. export control laws that resulted in criminal proceedings against AGT, Roth and Daniel Max Sherman, a physicist who formerly worked at AGT and was trained by Roth.