California company settles violations of sales to Iran, Sudan, Syria

Violations of sales to Iran, Sudan, Syria

The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued a release, reporting that a California company agreed to pay almost $39,000 to settle potential civil liability for alleged violations of the U.S. sanctions involving Iran, Sudan, and Syria.

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According to the OFAC release [PDF 27 KB], from August 2009 to April 2012, the company sold web-filtering products, including items that could be used to block or censor internet activity and other internet-security products and software subscriptions. These sales were made to individuals and entities in Iran, Sudan, and Syria. The transaction amounts for these sales totaled almost $124,000. It was reported that the company voluntarily self-disclosed these apparent violations.


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