Abdollah Asgharzadeh

Also Known As: 

A. Zadeh

Weapon Program: 

  • Missile



An Iranian businessman who oversees a procurement network in support of Shahid Hemat Industrial Group (SHIG) and Iran's ballistic missile program.

Added on February 3, 2017 to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), 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;foreign parties facilitating transactions for the entity or otherwise assisting the entity are subject to U.S. sanctions.

Uses Iran-based East Star Company and Ofog Sabze Darya Company for shipments of dual-use and missile-related goods to Iran; has procured dual-use goods for SHIG, including U.S.-origin items, from China-based Cosailing Business Trade Company and Ningbo New Century Import and Export; has sought to procure foreign-produced ball bearings for Iran's Shahab-2 short range ballistic missile and the Shahab-3 medium range ballistic missile; has procured items for Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO).

Associates include Tenny Darian, Richard Yue, Jack Qin, and Carol Zhou.

Born on September 16, 1968.





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Date Entered: 

February 6, 2017

Date Last Modified: 

February 6, 2017