Heidar Saheb Faraji Dana

Risk Level:
89% May harm your business future;

This entity is connected with designated / sanctioned entities who are helping Iranian Regime Terrorist Activities & development of WMD

High Alert – Entity affiliated with Designated / Sanctioned / Illicit entities

Heidar Saheb Faraji Dana is suspected of smuggling gold and cash to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) via the United Arab Emirates, according to a recent UN report;

Faraji Dana is the registered chairman of the board for Ali Faraji Dana & Qeshm Partners Company, another licensed exchange house that trades currencies for gold coins minted by the Central Bank of Iran;

An apartment in downtown Dubai is linked to an individual sharing Faraji Dana’s full name, based on UAE real estate records. Since the gold smuggling operation took place in Dubai, it is likely that this apartment is associated with the Iranian national cited in the UN report from 2021;

Another individual with a similar but not identical name, Hedar Saheb Dana, shows up as a 49 percent shareholder and manager of an Emirati company involved in logistics services, according to third party records sourced from the UAE. It is possible, though not certain, that this Hedar Saheb Dana is the same Heidar Saheb Faraji Dana mentioned in the 2021 UN report;

Also Known As:
Faraji Dana


Tehran, Iran

Reason for the color:
» Tracking an Iran-DPRK gold smuggling scheme with public records;

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