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Qualifying Case Deposits in the USVSST Fund

The Act specifies that certain case proceeds and penalties must be deposited or transferred to the USVSST Fund. See 42 U.S.C. § 10609(e)(2)(A). For proceeds or penalties to qualify for deposit in the USVSST Fund, the underlying matter must arise "from a violation of any license, order, regulation, or prohibition issued under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) or the Trading with the Enemy Act (TWEA), or any related conspiracy, scheme, or other Federal offense arising from the actions of, or doing business with or acting on behalf of, a state sponsor of terrorism." Id. (internal citations omitted). For criminal matters, all funds and the net proceeds from the sale of property from such violations must be deposited in the USVSST Fund. Id. For civil matters, one-half of all funds, and one-half of all proceeds from the sale of property, must be deposited. Id.

Listed below are cases or matters where qualifying proceeds and penalties have already been deposited into the USVSST Fund. Hyperlinks are provided for those cases or matters with publicly available information. The amounts collected from each case or matter below reflect qualifying amounts pursuant to the Act and deposits to date. The USVSST Fund will identify the total amount of deposits to be made available for the next payments closer to the time of distribution.

In addition, the USVSST Fund has identified, and currently tracks, a number of additional cases and matters that may lead to future deposits. The USVSST Fund will update this list periodically after additional funds are deposited into the USVSST Fund.

Last updated on: July 12, 2017