Involved in procurement for Iran’s missile program;
Run by Milad Jafari, who has used front companies to supply metals and other goods to Shahid Hemmat Industries Group (SHIG);
One of several companies in Turkey and Iran involved in a procurement network “providing direct support to Iran’s missile program,”
According to the U.S. Treasury Department; also designated for involvement in the procurement network were Milad Jafari, Mohammad Javad Jafari, Mahin Falsafi (who allegedly operates the network’s bank accounts at the Export Development Bank of Iran), Mani Jafari, Turkish nationals Muammer Kuntay Duransoy and Cagri Duransoy, and the companies Macpar Makina San Ve Ticaret A.S. (Macpar), STEP A.S. (Step Standard Technical Part), Carvana Company, and Machine Pardazan Company;
Linked to transactions with front companies for Sanam Industrial Group and Shahid Hemmat Industrial Group.
According to media citations of a Turkish customs inspectors’ report issued on May 12, 2006, was involved (together with Step Standard Technical Part) in shipping dual-use materials, including aluminum, steel and iron products and electronic equipment, to Iran;
Allegedly participated in falsely listing Turkey as the destination of the materials acquired from abroad;
Reportedly purchased parts from the American All Nations Biz Inc Company and U.S. origin goods from the Netherlands Fluke Company, and sent them on to Iran;
Reportedly participated in purchasing gyros from France and transferring them directly to Iran in 2004;
Also Known As:
Multimat Trading Company
Multimat Ic ve Dis Ticaret Limited Sirketi
Multimat Ic Ve Dis Tic. Paz. Ltd. Sti.
Multimat Ic Ve Dis Ticaret Pazarlama Limited Sirketi
Multimat Domestic and Foreign Trade Marketing Ltd.
Missile Weapon Program
– Feneryolu Bagdat Cad. Burc Apt. No. 117, Istanbul, Turkey
– Bagdat Caddesi, Burc Sitesi, Number 117 A Blok D.2, Feneryolu – Kadkoy, Istanbul, Turkey
– Number 39, Alvand St., 1st Floor, Argentine Square, Tehran, Iran
Person of interests:
Reason for the color:
» Listed by the European Union on December 1, 2011 as an entity linked to Iran’s proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran’s development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; with some exceptions, European Union member states must freeze all funds and economic resources owned, held or controlled by the listed entity, and prevent funds or economic resources from being made available to it;
» Added to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on February 1, 2011, freezing its 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;