Milad Jafari

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

Also Known As:
M.J. Jafari
M. Jaferi

Involved In:
Missile Weapon program

Country:
Iran

Address:
No. 39 Alvand Street, 1st Floor, Argentine Square, Tehran, Iran

E-Mail:
[email protected]

Reason for the color:
» Added on consolidated list of financial sanctions targets in the UK;
» 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 February 1, 2011, freezing his 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;
» According to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, leads a procurement network that uses companies in Turkey and Iran to provide support to Iran’s Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO), an entity which oversees Iran’s missile industries; also designated for involvement in the procurement network were Jafari’s father, Mohammad Javad Jafari, his mother, Mahin Falsafi (who allegedly operates the network’s bank accounts at the Export Development Bank of Iran), his brother, Mani Jafari, Turkish nationals Muammer Kuntay Duransoy and Cagri Duransoy, and the companies Macpar Makina San Ve Ticaret A.S. (Macpar), STEP A.S. (Step Standard Technical Part), Multimat, Ltd. (Multimat Import and Export), Carvana Company, and Machine Pardazan Company;

» Listed by the European Union on December 1, 2011 as an individual 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 person, and prevent funds or economic resources from being made available to him;
» On July 21, 2010, charged (in absentia) with illegally exporting and attempting to export specialized metals from the United States to Iran, via Turkey, between February 2004 and August 2007; operated Macpar and STEP, both companies with locations in Istanbul and Tehran that allegedly provided support for AIO subordinates and were linked to transactions with front companies for Sanam Industrial Group and Shahid Hemmat Industrial Group (SHIG);

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