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November 23, 2022: OFAC Iran designations & updates

OFAC has added the following persons: ASGARI, Hassan (Arabic: حسن عسگری) (a.k.a. ASKARI, Hassan (Arabic: حسن عسکری)), Sanandaj, Iran; POB Bijar, Iran; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information – Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Governor, Sanandaj (individual) [IRGC] [IFSR] [IRAN-HR] (Linked To: ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS). MORADI, Alireza (Arabic: علیرضا […]

State Department Statement on OFAC Iran actions

Designating Sanctions Evaders Involved in Iranian Petrochemical and Petroleum Trade PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE NOVEMBER 17, 2022 The United States is taking further action to disrupt sanctions evasion efforts involving the sale of Iranian petroleum and petrochemical products.  Specifically, the Department of the Treasury is imposing sanctions […]

OFAC adds to narcotics & Iran sanctions programs

OFAC has added the following persons: HURTADO OLASCOAGA, Johnny (a.k.a. “EL FISH”; a.k.a. “EL MOJARRO”; a.k.a. “EL MUHADO”; a.k.a. “EL PESCADO”; a.k.a. “EL PEZ”; a.k.a. “PECADO PEZ”), Mexico; DOB 01 Mar 1973; POB Guerrero, Mexico; nationality Mexico; Gender Male; C.U.R.P. HUOJ730301HGRRLH02 (Mexico) (individual) [ILLICIT-DRUGS-EO14059]. HURTADO OLASCOAGA, Jose Alfredo (a.k.a. “EL […]

State Department Statement on OFAC Iran designations

Sanctioning Senior Officials of Iranian Broadcaster PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE NOVEMBER 16, 2022 The United States is designating six individuals for acting for or on behalf of the Iranian state-run media corporation, the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB).  IRIB was previously sanctioned for its involvement […]

OFAC adds even more Iran designations

OFAC has added the following persons: BARMAHANI, Mohsen (Arabic: محسن برمهانی) (a.k.a. BORMAHANI, Mohsen), Tehran, Iran; DOB 24 May 1979; POB Neishabur, Iran; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information – Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Passport A54062245 (Iran) expires 12 Jul 2026; National ID No. 1063893488 (Iran); Deputy Director, Islamic […]

More sanctions from Canada: Iran

Canada further sanctions Iranian regime November 16, 2022 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada  The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that Canada is imposing additional sanctions under the Special Economic Measures (Iran) Regulations. This is the fifth package of sanctions imposed by Canada against the Iranian […]

OFAC adds & updates Iran & Russia lists, adds counter terror GL & FAQ

OFAC has added the following individuals: DJUMA, Abbas (a.k.a. DZHUMA, Abbas (Cyrillic: ДЖУМА, Аббас); a.k.a. DZHUMA, Abbas Mokhammadovich (Cyrillic: ДЖУМА, Аббас Мохаммадович)), Moscow, Russia; DOB 10 Jul 1993; POB Moscow, Russia; nationality Russia; Gender Male; Passport 724609161 (Russia) expires 23 May 2023 (individual) [RUSSIA-EO14024] (Linked To: PRIVATE MILITARY COMPANY ‘WAGNER’). […]