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Mr. Watchlist is out of control…

Oh, no, that’s just the title of the new podcast episode (Out of Control)… Yep, it’s a run-down and commentary on Monday’s OFAC settlement with UniControl, Inc. Of course, I have some bones to pick with it – would I record something about which I totally agreed? Love to hear […]

OFAC amends Hasan Mortezavi Iran/counter terror listing

Earlier today, OFAC updated the following individual listing: MORTEZAVI, Hasan (a.k.a. MORTEZAVI, Ali Hassan; a.k.a. MORTEZAVI, Majid; a.k.a. MORTEZAVI, Majid Mirali; a.k.a. “ALI, Hassan”); DOB 28 Apr 1961; POB Ghazvin, Iran; citizen Iran; Additional Sanctions Information – Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Passport 7572775 (Iran) (individual) [SDGT] [IRGC] [IFSR]. -to- MORTEZAVI, […]

OFAC Sanctions-a-Rama: Hong Kong, Iran, Global Magnitsky, Counter Terrorism & Non-proliferation designations & updates

New designations Iran Individuals  AZIMIAN, Hamidreza, Iran; DOB 23 Jul 1961; POB Tabriz, Iran; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information – Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male; Executive Order 13846 information: LOANS FROM UNITED STATES FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(i); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: FOREIGN EXCHANGE.  Sec. 5(a)(ii); alt. Executive Order […]

Today’s OFAC Iran designations target the Supreme Leader

Today, OFAC added the following persons: MARVI, Ahmad (Arabic: احمد مروی), Mashhad, Iran; DOB 1958; POB Mashhad, Iran; nationality Iran; Additional Sanctions Information – Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Gender Male (individual) [IRAN-EO13876].  MIRJIRASH AL-MUHAMMADAWI, Abd al-Aziz Malluh (a.k.a. AL-MOHAMMEDAWI, Abdul Aziz; a.k.a. MJERESH, Abdulazeez Mlawwah Mjeresh; a.k.a. “Abu Fadak”; a.k.a. “Al […]

OFAC sanctions Iranian steel companies, plus adds parties to IFCA menu-based sanctions

Today, OFAC added the following person: SAJDEH, Majid, Iran; DOB 26 Jan 1968; POB Tehran, Iran; nationality Iran; Gender Male; Executive Order 13846 information: LOANS FROM UNITED STATES FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(i); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: FOREIGN EXCHANGE.  Sec. 5(a)(ii); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BANKING TRANSACTIONS.  Sec. 5(a)(iii); […]