Government Articles

Public Records, FinCEN Files Show Kaloti Network Poses Risk of Sourcing Illicit Gold and Money Laundering

The illicit gold trade continues to challenge global anti-money laundering (AML) efforts, as shown in “the FinCEN Files,” a collection of more than 2,100 leaked Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) filed by financial institutions with the U.S. Treasury’s Financial...

Corporate Data Shows 30+ Companies List Address Inside Sanctioned Paraguayan Shopping Mall

Almost fifteen years have passed since the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned Paraguayan shopping mall Galeria Page for allegedly serving as a key financial support center for Hezbollah in South America. At the time of...

Public Records Reveal UAE Network Behind Alleged Supplier of Iranian Ballistic Missile Equipment

The U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned Iranian conglomerate Mammut Industries and its subsidiary Mammut Diesel last month for allegedly providing military-grade, dual-use goods to an entity involved in Iran’s ballistic missile program....

Lebanon’s Distributors Database Provides Insight Into Third-Party Risk

The Lebanese Ministry of Economy and Trade maintains a publicly available, electronic database documenting contracts between international companies and Lebanese third-party distributors. Details show that some Lebanese distributors are possibly re-exporting American...