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Has sought to procure foreign-produced ball bearings for Iran's Shahab-2 short-range ballistic missile and the Shahab-3 medium-range ballistic missile.
Added on February 3, 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.
Coordinates the procurement of dual-use goods through intermediary companies, including Ofog Sabze Darya Company and Cosailing Business Trading Company; goods are ultimately bound for Shahid Hemat Industrial Group (SHIG - see separate entity record).
Acts on behalf of Abdollah Asgharzadeh; also works with Jack Qin and Carol Zhou.
An Iranian citizen born in Tehran on September 6, 1979; passport number is B23545963 (Iran, expires March 5, 2017).