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:
The U.S. Department of the Treasury designated five individuals, including four senior Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force (IRGC-QF) officers connected to a plot to assassinate the Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the United States Adel Al-Jubeir, while he was in the United States and to carry out follow-on attacks against other countries’ interests inside the United States and in another country;

Shahlai is an IRGC-QF official who coordinated the plot to assassinate the Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the United States Adel Al-Jubeir, while he was in the United States and to carry out follow-on attacks against other countries’ interests inside the United States and in another country. Shahlai worked through his cousin, Mansour Arbabsiar, who was named in the criminal complaint for conspiring to bring the IRGC-QF’s plot to fruition. Shahlai approved financial allotments to Arbabsiar to help recruit other individuals for the plot, approving $5 million dollars as payment for all of the operations discussed;

Shahlai was designated by Treasury in September 2008 pursuant to E.O. 13438 for threatening the peace and stability of Iraq and the Government of Iraq;

According to “U.S. offering prize for info on Iranian planner of 2007 Karbala attack” article published on December 06, 2019:

Shahlai has a “long history of attacks against Americans and our allies globally,” Hook said. “He planned multiple assassinations of coalition forces in Iraq.”

Shahlai also “provided weapons and explosives to violent Shia extremist groups,” and funded an direct a plot to kill the Saudi ambassador to the United States Adel al-Jubeir, Hook explained.

The Qods Force commander plotted follow-on attacks in the US that could have killed nearly 200 Americans, Hook said.

The Jan 20 2007, attack on the Karbala provincial headquarters has been described as one of the most sophisticated attacks carried out against coalition forces in Iraq. Iran was believed to be behind the attack;

Also Known As:
Abdol Reza Shala’i
Abd-al Reza Shalai
Abdorreza Shahlai
Abdolreza Shahla’i
Abdul-Reza Shahlaee
Hajj Yusef
Haji Yusif
Hajji Yasir
Hajji Yusif
Yusuf Abu-al-Karkh

Country:
Iran

Address:
Kermanshah, Iran

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 10/11/2011 pursuant to Executive Order 13224 for acting for or on behalf of the IRGC-QF;


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