OFAC reaches $134k settlement with Amazon for multiple sanctions regime violations

OFAC has announced that Amazon has agreed to pay $134,523 to settle civil liability for violations of multiple US sanctions programmes, which occurred as a result of deficiencies in Amazon’s sanctions screening processes. Between November 2011 to October 2018, Amazon sold goods and services to (1) people/entities listed as specially designated nationals; (2) to people/entities located in Crimea, Iran and …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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