Kont Investment Bank

Financed the process of making weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and their delivery systems

Status:Medium Alert – Entities sanctioned in the past for Terror or Illicit activities / WMD related / Human rights violations.

Risk Level:unknown %

Kont Investment Bank is owned by Kont Kosmetik, which is owned or controlled by Babak Morteza Zanjani, an Iranian national who allegedly used companies he controlled to assist the Iranian government in evading international sanctions;

Has an authorized capital of 50,000,000 somoni (approximately 10,500,000 USD);

Owns Asian Express Airline;

Affiliated with Kont Trading and Kont Holding;

Also Known As:
Kont Bank



Kont Bank Head Office, No. 43, St Bukhara, Dushanbe, Tajikistan, Postal code: 734025

Person of interests:
Kont Kosmetik;
Rustam Saidov;
Makhmadamin Oymakhmadov;

Reason for the color:
» Added to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on April 11, 2013, pursuant to Executive Order 13382, which targets proliferators of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and their delivery systems;
» Removed from the SDN list in January 2016 as part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action;