Morteza Farasatpour

Deputy Director for Commerce for the Defense Industries Organization (DIO)

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

Risk Level:99%

May harm your business future. Persons or entities that engage in transactions with this entity will be exposed to sanctions or subject to an enforcement action.

Working with this entity means supporting Iranian Regime, Regime Terrorist Activities & development of WMD

Deputy Director for Commerce for the Defense Industries Organization (DIO);

On behalf of DIO, coordinated the sale and delivery of explosives and other materiel for Syria’s Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC), an entity that controls Syria’s missile production and unconventional weapons facilities; oversaw DIO’s credit line valued at tens of millions of dollars with SSRC;

Involved In:
Missile Weapon Program

Also Known As:
Morteza Farasatpur

November 16, 1964


Reason for the color:
» Added on May 17, 2017 to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), freezing his 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; foreign parties facilitating transactions for the entity or otherwise assisting the entity are subject to U.S. sanctions;