Muhammad Qasir

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

Info:
OFAC is designating Muhammad Qasir (Qasir) for acting for or on behalf of Hizballah;

Qasir acted as a critical conduit for financial disbursements from the IRGC-QF to Hizballah;

Qasir has worked with the IRGC-QF to transfer funds;

Qasir is subject to secondary sanctions pursuant to the Hizballah Financial Sanctions Regulations, which implements the Hizballah International Financing Prevention Act of 2015;

Pursuant to this authority, OFAC can prohibit or impose strict conditions on the opening or maintaining in the United States of a correspondent account or a payable-through account by a foreign financial institution that knowingly facilitates a significant transaction for Hizballah, or a person acting on behalf of or at the direction of, or owned or controlled by, Hizballah

Also Known As:
Kassir, Mohammed Jaafar;
Qasir, Muhammad Jafar;
Eynaki
Fadi
Gholi, Hossein;
Majid;
Salah, Shaykh;

Country:
Syria

Born:
12 Feb 1967

Place of Birth:
Dayr Qanun Al-Nahr, Lebanon

Reason for the color:
» Added on May 15, 2018 to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), freezing its assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting transactions with U.S. parties;

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