Alireza Matinkia (Matinkia), an Iran-based procurement agent, facilitated the shipment of Japan- and U.S.-origin, dual-use electronic components from Hong Kong to Iran in support of Saberin Kish’s procurement activities. Matinkia also coordinated the purchase of U.S.-origin electronic parts for Saberin Kish using a China-basedintermediary.
Saberin Kish Company (Saberin Kish), an Iran-based, IRGC-owned company, procured components for the IRGC to repair lawful intercept and technical equipment. Additionally, Saberin Kish provided support for the installation and maintenance of information technology software and hardware for the IRGC.
“Iran’s reckless choice to continue its proliferation of destructive UAVs and other weapons prolongs numerous conflicts in regions around the world,” said Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Brian E. Nelson. “The United States will continue to take action to disrupt Iran’s proliferation of UAVs and other weapons to oppressive regimes and destabilizing actors, and we encourage the international community to do the same.”
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» 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 October 18, 2023 pursuant to Executive Order 13382 for having provided, or attempted to provide, financial, material, technological or other support for, or goods or services in support of, Saberin Kish;