Alireza Matinkia

Also Known As: 

Matin Kia

Weapon Program: 

  • Military

Related Country: 

  • China
  • Hong Kong
  • Japan
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • United Kingdom
  • United States


Tehran, Iran

An Iran-based procurement agent; according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, has assisted Saberin Kish Company in its procurement of electronic components for Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in support of the IRGC's ballistic missile and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) programs.

Facilitated the shipment of Japan- and U.S.-origin dual-use electronic components from Hong Kong to Iran in support of Saberin Kish’s procurement activities; also coordinated the purchase of U.S.-origin electronic parts for Saberin Kish using a China-based intermediary.

Worked with Lin Jinghe (Gary Lam) and his Hong Kong-based company Nanxigu Technology Co., Limited to procure dual-use circulators, amplifiers, inductors, and other electronic components from Japan, Switzerland, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, and the United States, according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury; also used the Hong Kong-based company Dali RF Technology Co., Limited to source UAV accessories and U.S.-origin aviation components.

Born in 1967.


Added on October 18, 2023, to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), freezing the person's 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 and their delivery systems; foreign parties facilitating transactions for the person or otherwise assisting the person are subject to U.S. sanctions; also subject to the Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations; foreign financial institutions facilitating transactions for the person may be prohibited from opening or maintaining correspondent or payable-through accounts in the United States.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

May 28, 2024

Date Last Modified: 

May 28, 2024