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Go directly to Jail…

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, October 15, 2020 Founder and CEO of Iranian Financial Services Firm Sentenced to Prison for Conspiring to Violate U.S. Sanctions Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers and U.S. Attorney Erica H. MacDonald today announced the sentencing […]

Not all assets are financial

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, September 2, 2020 United States Seizes Domain Names Used by Foreign Terrorist Organization The United States has seized “Aletejahtv.com” and “Aletejahtv.org,” two websites, which were unlawfully utilized by Kata’ib Hizballah, a Specially Designated National and a Foreign Terrorist Organization. […]

TN Man pleads guilty for exports to Iran

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of New Hampshire FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, March 3, 2020 Tennessee Man Pleads Guilty to Smuggling Goods from the United States to Iran             CONCORD – Aiden Davidson, a/k/a Hamed Aliabadi, 32, of Tennessee, pleaded guilty on Monday in federal court to smuggling goods […]

US Department of Justice issues guidance on how compliance programs are evaluated

On May 1st, the US Justice Department issued a new guidance document entitled “Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs”. Here’s the introduction section: The “Principles of Federal Prosecution of Business Organizations” in the Justice Manual describe specific factors that prosecutors should consider in conducting an investigation of a corporation, determining whether […]

US seizes DPRK cargo vessel

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 9, 2019 North Korean Cargo Vessel Connected to Sanctions Violations Seized by U.S. Government Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers, U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman for the Southern District of New York, Assistant Director John […]