OFAC ADDS 5 NEW NAMES TO ITS IRAN SANCTIONS LISTS – FOR PROVIDING BALLISTIC MISSILE SUPPORT TO HOUTHIS IN YEMEN

On 22nd May, OFAC listed 5 new names linked to the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC).

These are Iranian officials accused of helping IRGC supply rebels in Yemen with ballistic missiles.  They are either senior officials in Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps or have acted to assist its ballistic missile transfers, according to the US Treasury.

https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/OFAC-Enforcement/Pages/20180522.aspx

https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/sm0392

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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