Mehmet Tokdemir

Weapon Program: 

  • Military

Related Country: 

  • China
  • Turkey


Istanbul, Turkey

A Turkey-based money exchanger; according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, part of a network that has facilitated shipments and financial transactions in support of Iran Aircraft Manufacturing Industries (HESA)'s production, procurement, and maintenance of military aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

With Alaaddin Aykut, has facilitated U.S. dollar- and euro-denominated financial transactions worth hundreds of thousands of dollars in support of HESA's procurement from suppliers including China-based Hanghzou Fuyang Koto Machinery Co., Ltd.

Born in Turkey in 1978.


Added on September 19, 2023, 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: 

February 26, 2024

Date Last Modified: 

February 26, 2024