Sattar Nasiri

Also Known As: 

Sattar Nasiri Zonuz
S. Nasiri

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear
  • Military


Mechanical and NDT Labs Director at Iran's Razi Metallurgical Research Center; indicted in U.S. federal court in Texas in October 2006 for conspiracy to willfully and illegally export U.S. origin commodities without obtaining the required U.S. government authorization; allegedly enlisted in July 2006 the aid of Seyed Abolghassem Rohani Eftekhari, also known as Farshid Rohani (a management executive at Canada's Sutcast Foundry Technologies, Inc.), to purchase a Magnetostrictive Sensor from the Southwest Research Institute in the United States, after the Institute refused to supply the device directly to Nasiri; allegedly transferred $72,000 from Iran to Rohani in Canada, for Rohani to wire the funds to the Institute for the purchase; Rohani was also indicted, and was sentenced on July 31, 2007 to twelve months imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, after pleading guilty on December 5, 2006.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

January 16, 2008

Date Last Modified: 

January 23, 2008