August 7, 2020


Advocacy. Mediation. Success.

[Audio] Episode 153 — The Mighty Amazon Falls to OFAC Enforcement Sword

Amazon joins the unique club of large-tech OFAC violators. Previous year, Apple settled with OFAC for sanctions violations. This year, we can include Amazon to the listing of OFAC violators. On July eight, 2020, Amazon settled with OFAC for $134,523 for violations of multiple OFAC sanctions packages. Amazon’s violations stemmed from deficiencies from its sanctions screening processes. As a final result, Amazon offered merchandise and products and services: (1) to individuals sanctioned by OFAC located in Crimea, Iran and Syria…
By: Michael Volkov