Morteza Farasatpour

Also Known As: 

Morteza Farasatpur

Weapon Program: 

  • Missile



Deputy Director for Commerce for the Defense Industries Organization (DIO).

Added on May 17, 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. 

On behalf of DIO, coordinated the sale and delivery of explosives and other materiel for Syria's Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC), an entity that controls Syria's missile production and unconventional weapons facilities; oversaw DIO's credit line valued at tens of millions of dollars with SSRC.

Born on November 16, 1964; Iranian passport number is G9329851.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

May 17, 2017

Date Last Modified: 

May 17, 2017