Sina Hasanzadeh

Also Known As: 

Sina Hassanzadeh

Weapon Program: 

  • Missile

Related Country: 

  • United States


Ashrafi Esfahani Avenue, Tehran, Iran

Received confidential documents and technical data with aerospace applications; the documents were allegedly stolen from a U.S. company by his brother, Amin Hasanzadeh, who was arrested by U.S. authorities in November 2019, pursuant to a criminal complaint filed on October 31, 2019 alleging interstate transportation of stolen property and fraud for the misuse of visas, permits, and other documents.

Has worked for Iranian companies of proliferation concern, including Basamad Azma Company (2009-2010), which supports Iran's cruise missile program, Moj Pardaz (2013-2018), and Bashir Industrial Complex (2013-2018), which is overseen by the Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL).

Beginning in January 2015 and continuing through June 2016, received confidential documents and data from Amin Hasanzadeh during his brother's employment at a Michigan-based company that serves the automotive and aerospace industries; his brother had access to sensitive information, including related to a supercomputer project with aerospace applications; set up an email account in November 2008 that was used by Amin Hasanzadeh to transfer the confidential documents; accessed the account from an Iranian IP address.

An expert in hardware engineering; worked as a programmer for Tehran-based Kavosh Samaneh Ayria; worked for Rayan Nik from 2013 to 2018; holds an Master of Science in electrical engineering from Sharif University of Technology.

An Iranian national; born in 1986.

Date Entered: 

December 27, 2019

Date Last Modified: 

December 27, 2019