Partners of Orbit Petrochemicals – An entity designated by the U.S. Treasury Department

Orbit Petrochemicals Trading LLC. specializes in trading and marketing petrochemical products in the Sultanate of Oman, and also in all Middle East and Central Asian countries. The company has established Trading Agreements with some of the countries in Europe, USA, Australia and other countries fostering a culture committed to service, quality and outstanding responsiveness to customer needs.

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Partners of Nimr International LLC – An entity designated by the U.S. Treasury Department

Senior IRGC-QF officials use proceeds from their involvement in Iranian oil exports to help fund the group’s destabilizing regional activities. OFAC’s action targets a foreign broker, Mahmood Rashid Amur Al Habsi, who has partnered with senior IRGC-QF officials and used several companies to facilitate shipments of Iranian oil to foreign customers, including buyers in East Asia

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Tracking an Iran-DPRK gold smuggling scheme with public records

Several Iranian and North Korean nationals are 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. Our additional research on the scheme revealed unnamed exchange houses tied to the Iranian nationals as well as their Dubai residence, based on Iranian and Emirati public records.

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Turkish and Greek shipping companies smuggling oil with sanctioned terror financiers and IRGC

On Jun. 10, 2021 the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated a group of individuals and companies as Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGT). The designation is due to the group’s role in smuggling petrochemicals for Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps – Qods Force (IRGC-QF) and using the proceeds to finance Houthi rebels in Yemen.

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