Iranian Entity: Milad Jafari
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|No. 39 Alvand Street, 1st Floor, Argentine Square, Tehran, Iran|
Added to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on February 1, 2011, freezing his assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting transactions with U.S. parties, pursuant to Executive Order 13382, which targets proliferators of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and their delivery systems; according to the U.S. Treasury Department, leads a procurement network that uses companies in Turkey and Iran to provide support to Iran's Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO - see separate entity record), an entity which oversees Iran's missile industries; also designated for involvement in the procurement network were Jafari's father, Mohammad Javad Jafari, his mother, Mahin Falsafi (who allegedly operates the network's bank accounts at the Export Development Bank of Iran - see separate entity record), his brother, Mani Jafari, Turkish nationals Muammer Kuntay Duransoy and Cagri Duransoy, and the companies Macpar Makina San Ve Ticaret A.S. (Macpar), STEP A.S. (Step Standard Technical Part - see separate entity record), Multimat, Ltd. (Multimat Import and Export - see separate entity record), Carvana Company, and Machine Pardazan Company.
On July 21, 2010, charged (in absentia) with illegally exporting and attempting to export specialized metals from the United States to Iran, via Turkey, between February 2004 and August 2007; operated Macpar and STEP, both companies with locations in Istanbul and Tehran that allegedly provided support for AIO subordinates and were linked to transactions with front companies for Sanam Industrial Group and Shahid Hemmat Industrial Group (SHIG - see separate entity records); attempted exports of items with aerospace applications allegedly included 660 pounds of D6AC welding wire to Sanam Industrial Group and 4,410 pounds of high-grade, temperature-resistant stainless steel to Heavy Metals Industries (HMI - see separate entity record) in Tehran; exports to Iran allegedly included three kilograms of Palnicro brazing alloy to Sahand Aluminum Parts Industrial Company (SAPICO), 621 kilograms of bronze bars to Alborz Rotating Machines Co. and Heavy Metals Industries, and a Keithley digital multimeter to Electronic Equipment Company (see separate entity record).
Citizen and resident of Iran; born on September 20, 1974; passport number: L8081303.
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