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

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

Info:
A Dubai-based shipping and freight forwarding company run by Mehrdad Ansari, who was indicted in the United States in June 2011, along with Susan Yip and Mehrdad Foomanie, for his alleged involvement in a conspiracy to ship thousands of U.S.-origin military and dual-use parts to Iran without required export licenses;

Was allegedly used by Ansari to transship the goods, including items that can be used in nuclear weapons, missile guidance, secure radio communications, electronic warfare, radio jamming, and radar warning and surveillance systems, through Dubai to end users in Iran;

Services include international freight forwarding, customs clearance processing, inland haulage services through Iran, warehousing, and distribution;

Mehrdad Ansari, 40, a resident of the United Arab Emirates and Germany, was convicted by a federal jury in May 2021 for his role in a scheme to obtain military sensitive parts for Iran in violation of the Iranian Trade Embargo.;

Involved In:
Nuclear Weapon Program
Missile Weapon Program

Also Known As:
Global Merchant LLC

Country:
United Arab Emirates

Reason for the color:
» Iranian National Sentenced for Illegally Exporting Military Sensitive Items;


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IFMAT Color Guide

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We sort entities who are connected with terrorist activities, in two sections, first by risk and second by geolocation.
GeoLocation divisions are divided into two fields, Black List and Gray List.
BlackList is a list of all companies, organizations and figures who originate from Iran.
GrayList is a list of all companies, organizations and figures out of Iranian borders, and doing business with Iran.
We identify risk of entities by COLOR selection, each color marks the risk level of the entity.(by declining order)
 
TOP ALERT
Designated / Sanctioned / Illicit entities
 
HIGH ALERT
Entities affiliated with Designated / Sanctioned / Illicit entities.
 
MEDIUM ALERT
Entities sanctioned in the past for Terror or Illicit activities / WMD related / Human rights violations.
 
RISK ALERT
Entities in a problematic sector - Sector controlled by the Top Alert entities.
 
GENERAL ALERT
Legitimate entities - we cannot determine whether an entity is completely green, and that is due to the facts that the Iranian economy is not transparent enough for us. Be sure.