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  1. Iranian Military Employs Indonesian Front Companies

    U.S. authorities allege that Iran Aircraft Manufacturing Industries Company, a firm affiliated with Iran's military, sought U.S.-made products to advance its “military and civilian capabilities” and looked to a series of middlemen in Iran and Indonesi ...

  2. Iranian National Sentenced for Exporting Satellite Technology to Iran Via the UAE

    On August 14, 2013, Seyed Amin Ghorashi Sarvestani, an Iranian national, was sentenced to 30 months in prison after pleading guilty to conspiring to export satellite technology and hardware to Iran in violation of the International Emergency Economic Power ...

  3. Iranian Shipping Line Evades U.S. Sanctions, Dupes Banks

    The Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) and 15 affiliates were indicted in New York state court for illegally funneling more than $60 million through the American banking system since 2008. IRISL and its co-defendants were allegedly able to cir ...

  4. Iranians in California Guilty of Illegally Shipping Missile Components to Iran

    California resident and Iranian national Davoud Baniameri pleaded guilty on May 31, 2011 in U.S. District Court to attempting to illegally export to Iran 10 connector adapters for the TOW and TOW2 missile systems in 2009. He was sentenced to 51 months’ imp ...

  5. Iranians in Pennsylvania Guilty of Shipping Fuel Cells and Lab Equipment to Iran

    Mohammad Reza Vaghari was convicted on February 24, 2011 in a U.S. District Court for illegal business transactions with Iran allegedly between 2002 and 2008. Vaghari's co-conspirator, Mir Hossein Ghaemi, pleaded guilty to charges in November 2010. Va ...

  6. Israel Intercepts Ship in Red Sea Carrying Iranian Weapons to Gaza

    On March 5, 2014, the Israeli Navy intercepted a ship in the Red Sea that was transporting Iranian arms to the Gaza Strip. The Panamanian-flagged vessel, known as the Klos-C, was carrying 40 M-302 rockets, 120-mm mortar shells, and hundreds of thousands of ...

  7. Israel Seizes 50 Tons of Weapons, Believes Iranian Shipment to Hamas

    The Israeli Navy seized a cargo vessel carrying 6 Chinese-made C-704 (Nasr 1) anti-ship missiles in the Mediterranean Sea. Also seized were 2,500 mortar shells, some 67,000 rounds of ammunition, 2 Kelvin Hughes radar systems, 2 C-704 launchers, and Farsi i ...

  8. Israeli Man Indicted on Charges of Exporting U.S. Defense Articles to Iran

    Israeli citizen Eliyahu Cohen (a.k.a. Eli Cohen) was arrested in Israel on May 12, 2014 on charges of conspiring to export U.S. defense articles without a license. His arrest follows an investigation into a network of entities involved in the illicit expor ...

  9. Italian Police Seize Explosive Allegedly en Route from Iran to Syria

    August 1, 2010 International Enforcement Actions Italian police seized 7 tons of RDX (T4) explosive found on board a cargo ship in the southern Italian port of Gioia Tauro on August 28, 2010. The explosives were found aboard the vessel M/S Finland, which ...

  10. Italian Police Uncover Iranian Weapons Procurement Ring

    March 1, 2010 International Enforcement Actions Italian police arrested two Iranians and five Italians as part of an operation uncovering a ring supplying weapons to Iran from Italy and via third countries. Working with authorities in Britain, Switzerland ...

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