US seeks forfeiture of Iranian oil destined for China

The US has filed a forfeiture complaint in the US District Court for the District of Columbia alleging that all oil on board the M/T Achilleas, a Liberian-flagged vessel, is subject to seizure on the basis that it is the property of, or “a source of influence” over the IRGC and IRGC-QF, US-designated foreign terrorist organisations. The complaint alleges that …

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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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