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U.S. citizen charged with Kingpin Act violations

Press Release U.S. citizen charged with violating the Kingpin Act Stepson of Mexican drug kingpin Rafael Caro Quintero transferred property into his name to evade Treasury Department sanctions program NEW YORK – A complaint was unsealed yesterday in the Eastern District of New York charging Bryant Espinoza Aguilar, the stepson of Sinaloa […]

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 […]

And DEA makes it official

Press Release   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: DEA Public Affairs   (202) 307-7977   Nicolás Maduro Moros and 14 current and former Venezuelan officials charged with narco-terrorism, corruption, drug trafficking and other criminal charges Maduro and other high-ranking Venezuelan officials allegedly partnered with the FARC to use cocaine as a weapon […]

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 […]

Many ways to skin a cat…

In conjunction with yesterday’s OFAC designations… Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs   North Korean Regime-Backed Programmer Charged With Conspiracy to Conduct Multiple Cyber Attacks and Intrusions North Korean Hacking Team Responsible for Global WannaCry 2.0 Ransomware, Destructive Cyberattack on Sony Pictures, Central Bank Cybertheft in Bangladesh, and Other […]

NJ Woman arrested for Iran sanctions violations

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of New Jersey   Morris County, New Jersey, Woman Charged With Smuggling American Aircraft Components To Iranian Airline Companies NEWARK, N.J. – A Morristown, New Jersey, woman appeared in federal court today to face charges for her alleged role in an international procurement […]

Arrests of Iran auto parts manufacturer

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Northern District of California   Executives Of Iranian Auto Parts Manufacturer Arrested And Indicted For Violating Iranian Sanctions Statute U.S. Citizens Provided Services, Materials, and Equipment For Use By Their Company in Tehran, Iran SAN FRANCISCO –  Sadr Emad-Vaez, Pouran Aazad, and Hassan Ali […]