May 23, 2014
Iran TRA Designation
The Treasury Department has announced sanctions against Morteza Tamaddon, an Iranian government official, for being involved in censorship and other activities that limit the freedom of expression and freedom of assembly of Iran's citizens. This action was taken pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13628, which authorizes Treasury to designate those who engage in censorship or other activities that limit the freedom of expression or assembly of the Iranian people.
All property and interests in property in the United States or in the possession or control of U.S. persons in which Tamaddon has an interest are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with him. In addition, any foreign financial institution or person that facilitates significant transactions or provides material support to Tamaddon may have their access to the U.S. financial system severed or their property and interests in property under U.S. jurisdiction blocked.
The following individual has been added to OFAC's SDN List:
TAMADDON, Morteza; DOB 1959; POB Shahr Kord-Isfahan, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions (individual) [IRAN-TRA].