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USA v. Seyed Zangakani et al: Complaint

March 19, 2021 - Complaint alleging money laundering involving $157 million of "prohibited correspondent banking transactions" via "front and shell companies" in Canada, Hong Kong, the United Arab Emirates, and the United States to evade U.S. economic sanctions against Iran in USA v. Seyed Ziaeddin Taheri Zangakani, Saeed Torab Abtahi, Abbas Amin, Issa Shayegh, Mojtaba Dehghani, Sara Sabri, Reza Karimi, Shantia Chupra, Salim Henareh, and Khalil Henareh at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Kathleen Alexander et al v. Habib Bank Ltd.: Complaint

March 17, 2021 - Complaint under the Anti-Terrorism Act alleging the defendant bank "provided financial support to the al-Qaeda Terror Syndicate by providing banking services and payments to terrorists, terrorist groups, and terrorist fundraisers" in Kathleen Alexander et al v. Habib Bank Limited, described as "the largest commercial bank in Pakistan", at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Winfred Wamai et al v. Industrial Bank of Korea: Complaint

January 14, 2021 - Complaint regarding "Iran's fraudulent conveyances" in Winfred Wairimu Wamai and 322 other "direct victims and surviving family members of the Embassy Bombings" in Tanzania and Kenya that "were carried out with the critical material support of the Iranian government" v. Industrial Bank of Korea, of South Korea, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

USA v. 53 Virtual Currency Accounts et al: Forfeiture Complaint

August 13, 2020 - Forfeiture Complaint involving "an investigation by the Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation's Cyber Crimes Unit, Homeland Security Investigations, and Federal Bureau of Investigation into online fundraising activities conducted by Hamas's military wing, the al-Qassam Brigades" in USA v. 53 Virtual Currency Accounts, 127 Virtual Currency Properties, Five Accounts Heal at Financial Institution 1, The AlQassam.ps Domain, and The Qassam.ps Domain at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

USA v. Facemaskcenter.com et al: Forfeiture Complaint

August 05, 2020 - Forfeiture Complaint involving "an investigation by Homeland Security Investigations, the Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigations, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation" into the "unlawful sale of personal protection equipment during the national pandemic, and the related use of such proceeds to support and finance terrorism" in USA v. Facemaskcenter.com and Four Facebook Pages at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

August Carbera et al v. Black & Veatch Special Projects Corp. et al: Complaint

December 27, 2019 - Complaint alleging Violation of the Anti-Terrorism Act in August Carbera et al v. Black & Veatch Special Projects Corporation, described as a Delaware company based in Kansas; Centerra Group, LLC, described as a Delaware company based in Florida; DAI Global LLC, described as a Delaware company based in Maryland; Environmental Chemical Corporation, described as a Kentucky company based in California; G4S Holdings International (AG) Limited, described as a "wholly owned subsidiary of G4S Plc", of England; G4S Risk Management Limited, of England; Janus Global Operations LLC, described as a Delaware company based in Tennessee; Louis Berger Group, Inc., described as a Delaware company based in New Jersey; Louis Berger International, Inc., described as a Delaware company based in New Jersey; The Louis Berger Group, Inc./Black & Veatch Special Projects Corporation Joint Venture, based in Washington, DC; MTN Group Limited, described as "a South African telecommunications company whose stock trades publicly on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange"; MTN (Dubai) Limited, of Dubai, and MTN Afghanistan, of Afghanistan, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Turkey v. Hamit Çiçek: Discovery Application

November 08, 2019 - Application by the Republic of Turkey to take discovery from Hamit Çiçek for use in an international arbitration involving Cascade Investments NV, of Belgium, filed at the U. S. District Court of the District of New Jersey.

USA v. Milenyum Energy SA et al: Forfeiture Complaint

June 27, 2019 - Forfeiture Complaint in USA v. Funds in the names of Milenyum Energy SA, domiciled in Panama, based in Turkey, and Blue Energy Trade Ltd. Company, domiciled in St. Kitts and Nevis, based in Turkey, regarding a suspected scheme to launder via U.S. correspondent banks to evade U.S. sanctions concerning Syria, at the U. S.District Court for the District of Columbia.

IF P&C Insurance Ltd. v. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia et al: Complaint

June 14, 2018 - Complaint in IF P&C Insurance Limited v. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and Saudi High Commission for Relief of Bosnia & Herzegovina at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Global Aerospace, Inc. et al v. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia et al: Complaint

June 14, 2018 - Complaint in Global Aerospace, Inc., Global Aerospace Underwriting Managers Limited, United States Aviation Underwriters, Inc., American Home Assurance Company, AXA Corporate Solutions Assurance SA, AXA Global Risks (UK) Limited, La Réunion Aérienne, New Hampshire Insurance Company, Prosight Specialty Management Company, Inc., Members of Lloyd's Syndicate 839, Members of Lloyd's Syndicate 800, Members of Lloyd's Syndicate 1084, and Württenbergische Versicherung AG v. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi High Commission for Relief of Bosnia & Herzegovina, and the Islamic Republic of Iran at the U S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
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