OFAC sanctions 2 Iranian cyber groups & 45 employees

OFAC has added Advanced Persistent Threat 39 (APT39) and Rana Intelligence Computing Company to its list of specially designated nationals, pursuant to Executive Order 13553, on the basis that they provide support to Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS). 45 of Rana’s employees have also been designated. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin said that the sanctions come in response to …

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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