Lebra Moon General Trading

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

Info:
Ansar Bank used its Iran-based foreign currency arm, Ansar Exchange and its network, to convert Iranian rial ultimately to hundreds of millions of dollars and euros. To provide this funding to Ansar Bank, MODAFL, and the IRGC, Ansar Exchange relied upon a network of front companies and agents in Turkey and the UAE. In just the last year-and-a-half, four front companies- UAE-based Sakan General Trading, Lebra Moon General Trading, and Naria General Trading, as well as Iran-based Hital Exchange — provided the equivalent of approximately $800 million in funds to Ansar Exchange;

Multiple UAE-based firms were involved in the acquisition of hundreds of vehicles by MODAFL, an endeavor that also involved Iran-based Zagros Pardis Kish and Reza Heidari, who was designated pursuant to E.O. 13224 on November 20, 2017 for acting for or on behalf of, and for providing support to, the IRGC-QF as a part of a large-scale IRGC-QF counterfeiting ring. Payment for these vehicles was made to Lebra Moon General Trading. Naria General Trading was also involved in the vehicle acquisition;

Ansar Exchange conducted currency exchange services for Ansar Bank totaling over one billion dollars. Over the past few years, Ansar Exchange also directly provided MODAFL with the equivalent of approximately 100 million in dollars and euros, in addition to the equivalent of approximately 130 million dollars’ worth of goods and services ultimately destined for the benefit of the IRGC. IRGC is terrorist organization that sponsors, funds, terrorist organizations like Hamas, Hezbollah, Taliban;

Persons or entities that engage in transactions with this entity will be exposed to sanctions or subject to an enforcement action;

Industry:
Financial Services

Also Known As:
Lebra Moon General Trading LLC

Country:
United Arab Emirates

Address:
Office 503, Centurion Star Building B, Al Etihad Road, Port Saeed, Dubai, United Arab Emirates P.O. 185331, United Arab Emirates

License:
735469 (United Arab Emirates)

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 March 26, 2019 pursuant to Executive Order 13224 for being owned or controlled by Ansar Exchange;

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