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Designations and updates

January 15, 2021

OFAC has issued a Notice of Recent Actions with Hong Kong-related designations, Iran-related designations and designations updates, Global Magnitsky Designations, a Counter Terrorism designation update, and Non-proliferation designations updates.

The following individuals have been added to OFAC's SDN List:

ALVAREZ CASAS, Lazaro Alberto, Cuba; DOB 1963; Gender Male (individual) [GLOMAG].

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 13846 information: BANKING TRANSACTIONS. Sec. 5(a)(iii); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BLOCKING PROPERTY AND INTERESTS IN PROPERTY. Sec. 5(a)(iv); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BAN ON INVESTMENT IN EQUITY OR DEBT OF SANCTIONED PERSON. Sec. 5(a)(v); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: EXCLUSION OF CORPORATE OFFICERS. Sec. 4(e); Passport L29727205 (Iran) (individual) [IFCA] (Linked To: ESFAHAN'S MOBARAKEH STEEL COMPANY).

CHOI, Frederic (a.k.a. CHOI, Chin-pang (Chinese Traditional: 蔡展鹏); a.k.a. CHOI, Frederic Chin Pang), Hong Kong; DOB 28 Aug 1970; POB Hong Kong; nationality Hong Kong; Gender Male; Passport K05145380 (Hong Kong) expires 10 Nov 2025; National ID No. C6142328 (Hong Kong) (individual) [HK-EO13936].

KAN, Andrew (a.k.a. KAN, Andrew Kai Yan; a.k.a. KAN, Kai Yan (Chinese Simplified: 简启恩)), Hong Kong; DOB 22 Sep 1969; POB Hong Kong; nationality Hong Kong; Gender Male; Passport K03981162 (Hong Kong) expires 28 Mar 2024 (individual) [HK-EO13936].

KHIABANI, Mohammad Reza Modarres, Iran; DOB 30 Jul 1970; 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 13846 information: BANKING TRANSACTIONS. Sec. 5(a)(iii); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BLOCKING PROPERTY AND INTERESTS IN PROPERTY. Sec. 5(a)(iv); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BAN ON INVESTMENT IN EQUITY OR DEBT OF SANCTIONED PERSON. Sec. 5(a)(v); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BAN ON INVESTMENT IN EQUITY OR DEBT OF SANCTIONED PERSON. Sec. 5(a)(v); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: EXCLUSION OF CORPORATE OFFICERS. Sec. 4(e) (individual) [IFCA] (Linked To: ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN SHIPPING LINES).

KONG, Kelvin (a.k.a. KONG, Hok Lai (Chinese Simplified: 江学礼); a.k.a. KONG, Kelvin Hok Lai), Hong Kong; DOB 22 May 1972; POB Hong Kong; nationality Hong Kong; Gender Male; Passport K03327564 (Hong Kong) expires 14 May 2023; National ID No. K0278408 (Hong Kong) (individual) [HK-EO13936].

SUN, Wenqing (Chinese Simplified: 孙文清) (a.k.a. SUN, Qingye (Chinese Simplified: 孙青野)), Hong Kong; DOB 1965; POB Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province, China; citizen China; Gender Male (individual) [HK-EO13936].

TAM, Yiu-chung (Chinese Simplified: 谭耀宗; Chinese Traditional: 譚耀宗) (a.k.a. TAN, Yaozong), China; Hong Kong; DOB 15 Dec 1949; POB Hong Kong; citizen China; Gender Male (individual) [HK-EO13936].

YOU, Quan (Chinese Simplified: 尤权), Beijing, China; DOB Jan 1954; POB Lulong County, Hebei Province, China; nationality China; Gender Male (individual) [HK-EO13936].

The following entities have been added to OFAC's SDN List:

ACCENTURE BUILDING MATERIALS (a.k.a. ACCENTURE BUILDING MATERIALS TRADING LLC), 106-Mohammad Noor Talib Building, Khalid Bin Al Walid Rd Bur Dubai, P.O. Box No: 26685, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 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); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BLOCKING PROPERTY AND INTERESTS IN PROPERTY. Sec. 5(a)(iv); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BAN ON INVESTMENT IN EQUITY OR DEBT OF SANCTIONED PERSON. Sec. 5(a)(v); License 802032 (United Arab Emirates); Registration Number 11114192 (United Arab Emirates) [IFCA].

IRAN TRANSFO CO., 4th Km of Zanjan-Tehran Road, P.O. Box 4513651118, Zanjan, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; 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); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BLOCKING PROPERTY AND INTERESTS IN PROPERTY. Sec. 5(a)(iv); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BAN ON INVESTMENT IN EQUITY OR DEBT OF SANCTIONED PERSON. Sec. 5(a)(v) [IFCA].

JIANGYIN MASCOT SPECIAL STEEL CO., LTD, No. 100 Huayuan Road, Changjing Town, Jiangyin City, Jiangsu Province, China; 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); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BLOCKING PROPERTY AND INTERESTS IN PROPERTY. Sec. 5(a)(iv); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BAN ON INVESTMENT IN EQUITY OR DEBT OF SANCTIONED PERSON. Sec. 5(a)(v) [IFCA].

MINISTRY OF INTERIOR (a.k.a. MINISTERIO DEL INTERIOR; a.k.a. "MININT"), Aranguren and Carlos Manuel de Cespedes, Havana, Cuba; Organization Established Date Jun 1961 [GLOMAG].

ZANGAN DISTRIBUTION TRANSFORMER CO, 5th Km of Zanjan-Tehran Road, Zanjan, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; 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); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BLOCKING PROPERTY AND INTERESTS IN PROPERTY. Sec. 5(a)(iv); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BAN ON INVESTMENT IN EQUITY OR DEBT OF SANCTIONED PERSON. Sec. 5(a)(v) [IFCA].

The following changes have been made to OFAC's SDN List:

AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES ORGANIZATION (a.k.a. SAZMANE SANAYE HAVA FAZA; a.k.a. "AIO"), Langare Street, Nobonyad Square, Tehran, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [NPWMD] [IFSR].
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AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES ORGANIZATION (a.k.a. SAZMANE SANAYE HAVA FAZA; a.k.a. "AIO"), Langare Street, Nobonyad Square, Tehran, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [NPWMD] [IFSR] [IRAN-CON-ARMS-EO].

ESFAHAN'S MOBARAKEH STEEL COMPANY (a.k.a. ESFAHAN'S MOBARAKEH STEEL PUBLIC JOINT STOCK COMPANY; a.k.a. MOBARAKEH STEEL COMPANY), P.O. Box 161-84815, Mobarakeh, Esfahan 11131-84881, Iran; Mobarakeh Steel Company, Sa'adat Abad St., Azadi SQ., Esfahan, Esfahan, Iran; Mobarakeh Steel Company, No. 2, Gol Azin Alley, Kouhestan St., Ketah SQ., Sa'adat Abad, Tehran, Iran; Website www.en.msc.ir; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; National ID No. 10260289464 (Iran); Commercial Registry Number 411175869887 (Iran) [SDGT] [IFSR] [IRAN-EO13871] (Linked To: MEHR-E EQTESAD-E IRANIAN INVESTMENT COMPANY).
-to- <.b>ESFAHAN'S MOBARAKEH STEEL COMPANY (a.k.a. ESFAHAN'S MOBARAKEH STEEL PUBLIC JOINT STOCK COMPANY; a.k.a. MOBARAKEH STEEL COMPANY), P.O. Box 161-84815, Mobarakeh, Esfahan 11131-84881, Iran; Mobarakeh Steel Company, Sa'adat Abad St., Azadi SQ., Esfahan, Esfahan, Iran; Mobarakeh Steel Company, No. 2, Gol Azin Alley, Kouhestan St., Ketah SQ., Sa'adat Abad, Tehran, Iran; Website www.en.msc.ir; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; 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); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BLOCKING PROPERTY AND INTERESTS IN PROPERTY. Sec. 5(a)(iv); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BAN ON INVESTMENT IN EQUITY OR DEBT OF SANCTIONED PERSON. Sec. 5(a)(v); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: SANCTIONS ON PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICERS. Sec. 5(a)(vii); National ID No. 10260289464 (Iran); Commercial Registry Number 411175869887 (Iran) [SDGT] [IFSR] [IFCA] [IRAN-EO13871] (Linked To: MEHR-E EQTESAD-E IRANIAN INVESTMENT COMPANY).

IRAN AVIATION INDUSTRIES ORGANIZATION (a.k.a. SAZMANE SANAYE HAVAI), Karaj Special Road, Mehrabad Airport, Tehran, Iran; Sepahbod Gharani 36, Tehran, Iran; 3th km Karaj Special Road, Aviation Industries Boulevard, Tehran, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [NPWMD] [IFSR].
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IRAN AVIATION INDUSTRIES ORGANIZATION (a.k.a. SAZMANE SANAYE HAVAI), Karaj Special Road, Mehrabad Airport, Tehran, Iran; Sepahbod Gharani 36, Tehran, Iran; 3th km Karaj Special Road, Aviation Industries Boulevard, Tehran, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [NPWMD] [IFSR] [IRAN-CON-ARMS-EO].

ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN SHIPPING LINES (a.k.a. IRISL), Asseman Tower, Pasdaran Street, Tehran, Iran; P.O. Box 19395-177, Tehran, Iran; P.O. Box 1957614114, Tehran, Iran; No 523, Al Seman Tower Building, No 8: Narenjestan, Laveltani Street, Sayya Shirazi Square, Pasdaran Street, Tehran 1957617114, Iran; No 37 Aseman Tower Sayyade Shirazee Square, Pasdaran Avenue, PO Box 19395-1311, Tehran, Iran; Website www.irisl.net; IFCA Determination - Involved in the Shipping Sector; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Trade License No. 11670 (Iran); All Offices Worldwide [IRAN] [NPWMD] [IFSR] [IFCA].
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ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN SHIPPING LINES (a.k.a. IRISL), Asseman Tower, Pasdaran Street, Tehran, Iran; P.O. Box 19395-177, Tehran, Iran; P.O. Box 1957614114, Tehran, Iran; No 523, Al Seman Tower Building, No 8: Narenjestan, Laveltani Street, Sayya Shirazi Square, Pasdaran Street, Tehran 1957617114, Iran; No 37 Aseman Tower Sayyade Shirazee Square, Pasdaran Avenue, PO Box 19395-1311, Tehran, Iran; Website www.irisl.net; IFCA Determination - Involved in the Shipping Sector; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; 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); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BLOCKING PROPERTY AND INTERESTS IN PROPERTY. Sec. 5(a)(iv); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BAN ON INVESTMENT IN EQUITY OR DEBT OF SANCTIONED PERSON. Sec. 5(a)(v); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: SANCTIONS ON PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICERS. Sec. 5(a)(vii); Trade License No. 11670 (Iran); All Offices Worldwide [IRAN] [NPWMD] [IFSR] [IFCA].

MARINE INDUSTRIES ORGANIZATION, Pasdaran Av., PO Box 19585/777, Tehran, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [NPWMD] [IFSR].
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MARINE INDUSTRIES ORGANIZATION, Pasdaran Av., PO Box 19585/777, Tehran, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [NPWMD] [IFSR] [IRAN-CON-ARMS-EO].

SAFIRAN PAYAM DARYA SHIPPING COMPANY (a.k.a. "SAPID"), Asseman Tower, Pasdaran Street, Tehran, Iran; Website www.sapidshpg.com; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [IRAN].
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SAFIRAN PAYAM DARYA SHIPPING COMPANY (a.k.a. "SAPID"), Asseman Tower, Pasdaran Street, Tehran, Iran; Website www.sapidshpg.com; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; 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); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BLOCKING PROPERTY AND INTERESTS IN PROPERTY. Sec. 5(a)(iv); alt. Executive Order 13846 information: BAN ON INVESTMENT IN EQUITY OR DEBT OF SANCTIONED PERSON. Sec. 5(a)(v) [IRAN] [IFCA].

First published on 01/15/2021

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