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Hoda Trading purchased electronic components through businesses in Iran and the United Arab Emirates. One of these businesses is DES International Co., Ltd., a company that claims to have offices in the UAE, Singapore, Taiwan, and China. DES International is majority-owned and managed by dual Iran-U.K. national Mohammad Soltanmohammadi, utilizing the alias Chung Lung Wang. Soltanmohammadi is also the owner of China-based company Naz Technology Co., Ltd. and serves as a Director of Brunei-based Soltech Industry Co., Ltd. As of July 2016, Hoda Trading had paid tens of thousands of U.S. dollars to Soltech Industry for the purchase of electronic components, and Soltech Industry offered to deliver goods to Hoda Trading through a forwarder.
Shih Mei (Amber) Sun, an employee of DES International since 2013, owns over a fifth of the company’s shares and serves as DES International’s finance director. Chin-Hua (Jinee) Huang, an employee of DES International since 2009, works in sales for the company and facilitated transactions for U.S.-origin electronic components involving DES International from October 2013 through at least February 2014. Iran-based Mohammad Banihashemi has worked with Soltanmohammadi and Sun at DES International to direct sales opportunities to DES International, and has requested payment for his services, which included, among others, the release of shipments of goods from international customs;
Artin San’at Tabaan Company, an Iran-based maker of computer components under the brand Solmate, has provided DES International with use of Solmate as the company’s in-house brand and provided Solmate products for sale at DES International locations;
Iran-based Hoda Trading, a subsidiary of ICI since 2017, has sought U.S.-origin electronic components from China on behalf of ICI since October 2008. Since January 2017, Hoda Trading has been involved in the procurement of electronic components from China on behalf of ICI, including shipments from China of high frequency Near Vertical Incidence Skywave antennas — products that have an application in military communications — for end use by the ICI;
Hoda Trading is being designated for acting or purporting to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, Iran Communication Industries;
Also Known As:
D.E.S. International Co. LTD.
DES International Co.
DES International Company
DES International Company Limited
DES International Co. LTD.
Taiwan World Trade Centre, Rm 6c-21 (6F), No. 5, Sec. 5, Xinyi Road, Taipei 11011, Taiwan
1 North Bridge Road, #24-05 High Street Centre, Singapore 179094, Singapore
Suite 911, 9TH/F, Chuangjian Building, No.6023 Shennan Main Road, Futian District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
Unit 201, 2F Lung Fung Centre, No.23 Yip Cheong Street, Fanling, N. T., Hong Kong, China
Sultan Belshalat Building, Shop #4, Ground Floor, B/H Admiral Plaza Hotel, Bur Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
P.O. Box 112724, United Arab Emirates; Sec. 5, Xinyi Rd., Xinyi District No. 5, Taipei City 110, Taiwan
9FL-3, No.375, Sec. 4, Sin Yi. Rd., Sin Yi Dist., Taipei 110, Taiwan
Person of interests:
Shih Mei (Amber) Sun
Chin-Hua (Jinee) Huang
Reason for the color:
» 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 November 10, 2020 pursuant to Executive Order 13224 for being owned or controlled by Mohammad Soltanmohammadi;