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 State Street Bank and Trust Co. Receives a Finding of Violation Regarding Violations of the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has issued a Finding of Violation to State Street Bank and Trust Co. (SSBT) for violations of the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 560 (ITSR).  Specifically, between January 1, 2012 and September 1, 2015, SSBT acted as trustee for a customer’s employee retirement plan.  In this capacity, SSBT processed at least 45 pension payments totaling $11,365.44 to a plan participant who was a U.S. citizen with a U.S. bank account, but who was resident in Iran.  This matter was voluntarily self-disclosed to OFAC.  There is no monetary penalty associated with a Finding of Violation. 

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Last Updated: 5/28/2019 10:04 AM