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

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

“MSL & Co Investment Trading” (MSL Investment Dubai), an Iranian-controlled shell company in Dubai;

Kenneth Zong, 77, of Anchorage Alaska, was named as the sole defendant in the 47-count indictment charging him with conspiracy to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA), unlawful provision of services to Iran, money laundering conspiracy and money laundering. According to the U.S. Justice Department the scheme began in 2011, when Zong changed the name of his Korean company, “KSI Ejder, Inc.” (KSI) to “Anchore.” Zong used KSI/Anchore as a conduit to convert and distribute Iranian funds into USD and/or euros, by fictitiously selling marble tiles and other construction supplies to an Iranian shell company in Kish Island, Iran. KSI/Anchore fictitiously purchased Italian marble tiles and other construction supplies from “MSL & Co Investment Trading” (MSL Investment Dubai), an Iranian-controlled shell company in Dubai, which were then fictitiously shipped directly to another fictitious company in Iran;

MSL was originally based in the UAE. At an unknown date, MSL changed its name to European Oil Traders SA and moved its location to Niederglatt, Switzerland. On February 6, 2014, European Oil Traders was designated by the U.S. Department of the Treasury as an entity subject to U.S. sanctions pursuant to Executive Orders 13224 and 13382;

Beginning in at least January 2011, Zong and the Uncharged Conspirators manufactured a host of commercial documents fraudulently representing that Anchore acquired $2 million worth of marble tiles and other construction supplies from MSL and sold and exported these goods to Farsoodeh and Partnership (“Farsoodeh”), an Iranian company located on Kish Island in Iran.


Also Known As:
MSL & Co Investment Trading
MSL Investment Dubai
European Oil Traders
European Oil Traders SA

United Arab Emirates

Kaiserstuhlerstrasse 81, 8175 , Windlach, Switzerland
8174 Stadel b., Niederglatt, Switzerland

Reason for the color:
» Alaska Man Charged With Conspiring to Provide Unlawful Services to Iran and International Money Laundering Conspiracy;
» 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 February 6, 2014 pursuant to Executive Order 13224;

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