Ansar Bank

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

Info:
Formed by Bonyad Taavon Sepah (also known as the IRGC Cooperative Foundation);

Linked to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) for over 20 years;

Provides financial and credit services to IRGC personnel;

Paid IRGC salaries and provided special benefits to IRGC members;

Received banking license from the Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran in 2009;

Also Known As:
Ansar Finance and Credit Fund
Ansar Financial and Credit Institute
Ansae Institute
Ansar Institute
Ansar al-Mojahedin No-Interest Loan Institute
Ansar Saving and Interest Free-Loans Fund
Ansar al Mojahedin
Bank Ansar

Involved In:
Nuclear Weapon Program
Missile Weapon program
Military Weapon Program

Country:
Iran

Address:
Building No. 539, North Pasdaran Street, Tehran 19575-497, Iran

Phone:
(+9821)22815280-5

E-Mail:
[email protected]
[email protected]

Web Site:
www.ansarbank.com

Person of interests:
Ayatollah Ebrahimi ( known as Ansar al Mojahedin) as part of the Management;

Reason for the color:
» Listed by the European Union on May 23, 2011 as an entity linked to Iran’s proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran’s development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; with some exceptions, European Union member states must freeze all funds and economic resources owned, held or controlled by the listed entity, and prevent funds or economic resources from being made available to it;
» On December 21, 2010, added to the Specially Designated National (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), freezing its assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting transactions with U.S. parties pursuant to Executive Order 13382, which targets proliferators of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and their delivery systems;

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