Division for Counter Threat Finance and Sanctions

June 26, 2020

The United States Imposes Sanctions with Respect to Iran’s Metal Industry

Washington, DC (STL.News) The US Secretary Of State, Michael R. Pompeo released the following statement: The Iranian regime uses revenue it receives from the export of metals to provide funding for the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, a designated Foreign Terrorist Organization, and other malign activities in the Middle East, and beyond.  Today, as...

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June 17, 2020

US Sanctions Nigerian Cyber Actors for Targeting US Businesses

US Sanctions Nigerian Cyber Actors for Targeting US Businesses & Individuals Washington, DC (STL.News) The US Department of State released the following statement:  Technological advancements that provide greater interconnectivity also offer greater opportunity for exploitation by malicious actors who target at-risk Americans.  Today, in coordination with the U.S. Department of Justice, the...

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