Shaghayegh Akhaei

Also Known As: 

Shaghayegh Akhaee

Weapon Program: 

  • Missile
  • Military

Related Country: 

  • Hong Kong

Supported a procurement network that facilitated tens of millions of dollars in proliferation-related transactions involving U.S. technology and electronic components for the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and Iran's missile program.

General manager and a member of the board of directors of Pishtazan Kavosh Gostar Boshra (PKGB), which played a central role in the procurement network; a shareholder of Ebtekar Sanat Ilya, which procured U.S.-origin, military-grade electronic components worth more than one million dollars for Iran's Rastafann Ertebat Engineering Company; the following companies and persons were also involved in the procurement network: Green Industries (Hong Kong) LimitedShafagh Senobar Yazd Company LimitedHadi DehghanHamed Dehghan, and Mahdi Ebrahimzadeh.

An Iranian national; national ID number is 0079221777 (Iran); born on March 12, 1988.


Added on August 28, 2019 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: 

October 31, 2019

Date Last Modified: 

October 31, 2019