US seeks seizure of petroleum on 4 Iranian vessels destined for Venezuela

On Wednesday 1 July 2020, a forfeiture application and warrant for seizure was filed in the US District Court for the District of Columbia alleging that all the petroleum on board 4 vessels sailing from Iran to Venezuela are subject to forfeiture based on the terrorism forfeiture statute. A warrant was subsequently issued on 2 July 2020, which makes an …

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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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