Ajily Software Procurement Group

Status:
Top Alert – Entity designated / sanctioned for terror, WMD and human rights violation

Country:
Iran

Person of interests:
Mohammed Saeed Ajily
Mohammed Reza Rezakhah

Reason for the color:
» OFAC designated the Ajily Software Procurement Group as a significant transnational criminal organization (TCO) pursuant to E.O. 13581, “Blocking Property of Transnational Criminal Organizations.” The Ajily Software Procurement Group, based in Iran, uses hackers to steal engineering software programs from the United States and other western countries. Some of this software was sold to Iranian military and government entities, which are unable to acquire it overtly because of U.S. export controls and sanctions. The hackers use computer servers located in multiple western countries to carry out their thefts. The Ajily Software Procurement Group is the eighth TCO targeted under E.O. 13581;

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