The United States Seizes Iranian Oil Smuggled to China in Violation of Sanctions

Energy Portal.EU

…The court papers reveal details of an oil smuggling operation that involved falsifying cargo records and employing other techniques to evade U.S. sanctions. The seizure of the oil raises concerns that Iran may attempt to hijack more tankers in an effort to deter the United States. The United Against Nuclear Iran organization believes there are approximately 300 other tankers engaged in Iranian oil smuggling based on similar data.