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UN, SECO update 2 under counter terror sanctions program

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04 April 2022 

Financial sanction 

2022

Updated Sanction Notification

The State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) has amended Annex 2 to the Ordinance of 2. October 2000 on measures against persons and organizations with links to Usama bin Laden, the group “Al-Qaïda” or the Taliban (RS 946,203).

By decision of 1. In April 2022, the responsible UN Sanctions Committee amended the list of persons, companies and organizations sanctioned in this context. The change is directly applicable in Switzerland. SECO therefore on the 4th. April 2022, the sanction database SESAM (SECO Sanctions Management), which is decisive for Switzerland, was adapted and the adaptation was published on its website.

Financial intermediaries are requested to block the corresponding assets immediately and to report such business relationships to SECO in accordance with the provisions of the regulation. The notification to SECO does not release a financial intermediary from immediately reporting to the Cash Laundering Reporting Office in accordance with Art. 9 of the Money Laundering Act if conditions are met.

Swiss authorities have made the same updates as OFSI did today, amending the following individual designation:

SSID: 10-46568 Foreign identifier: QDi.430 Name: Emraan Ali
DOB: 4 Jul 1967 POB: Rio Claro, Trinidad and Tobago Low quality a.k.a.: Abu Jihad TNT Address: a) United States (in detention, Federal Detention Center – Miami, Register Number: 10423-509) b) #12 Rio Claro Mayaro Road, Rio Claro, Trinidad (previous location 2008-Mar 2015) c) #7 Guayaguayare Road, Rio Claro, Trinidad (previous location circa 2003) d) United States (previous location- Jan 1991-2008) Nationality: a) Trinidad and Tobago b) United States Identification document: a) Passport No. TB162181, Trinidad and Tobago, Date of issue: 27 Jan 2015, Expiry date: 26 Jan 2020 b) Passport No. 420985453, United States, Expiry date: 6 Feb 2017 c) ID card No. 19670704052, Trinidad and Tobago Justification: Senior member of Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), listed as Al- Qaida in Iraq (QDe.115). Recruited for ISIL and instructed individuals to perpetrate terrorist acts via online videoacts. Physical description: height 176 cm, weight 73 kg, medium built, colour of eyes- brown, colour of hair- black/bald, complexion- brown. Speaks English. INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice web link available. Relation: Related to Al- Qaida in Iraq (QE.J.115.04., SSID 10-17311) Modifications: Listed on 23 Nov 2021, amended on 1 Apr 2022

and entity designation:

SSID: 10-40590 Foreign identifier: QDe.161 Name: Islamic State In Iraq And The Levant - Khorasan (ISIL-K)
Good quality a.k.a.: a) ISIL Khorasan b) Islamic State's Khorasan Province c) ISIS Wilayat Khorasan d) ISIL’s South Asia Branch e) South Asian chapter of ISIL f) The Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham—Khorasan Province g) The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria—Khorasan h) Islamic State of Iraq and Levant in Khorasan Province i) Islamic State Khurasan j) ISIS-K k) ISISK l) IS-Khorasan
Relation: a) Formed by a former commander of Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) (QE.T.132.11., SSID 10-17777) b) Established by former Taliban faction commanders who swore an oath of allegiance to Al-Qaida in Iraq (QE.J.115.04., SSID 10-17311) Other information: Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant - Khorasan (ISIL - K) was formed on 10 Jan 2015 by a former Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) (QDe.132) commander and was established by former Taliban faction commanders who swore an oath of allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (QDe.115)). ISIL – K has claimed responsibility for numerous attacks in both Afghanistan and Pakistan. INTERPOL- UN Security Council Special Notice web link available. Modifications: Listed on 14 May 2019, amended on 21 May 2019, 1 Apr 2022

under their bin Laden/Al-Qaida/Taliban counter terrorism sanctions program, as per the United Nations ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee. Here are the UN listings, as per their press release:

A. Individuals

QDi.430 Name: 1: EMRAAN 2: ALI 3: 4: na
Title: na Designation: na DOB: 4 Jul. 1967 POB: Rio Claro, Trinidad and Tobago Good quality a.k.a.: na Low quality a.k.a.: Abu Jihad TNT Nationality: a) Trinidad and Tobago b) United States of America Passport no: a) Trinidad and Tobago number TB162181 (issued on 27 January 2015, expired 26 January 2020) b) United States of America number 420985453 (expired 6 February 2017) National identification no: Trinidad and Tobago 19670704052 Address: a) United States of America (in detention, Federal Detention Center – Miami, Register Number: 10423-509) b) #12 Rio Claro Mayaro Road, Rio Claro, Trinidad and Tobago (previous location 2008-March 2015) c) #7 GUAYAGUAYARE Road, Rio Claro, Trinidad and Tobago (previous location circa 2003) d) United States of America (previous location- January 1991-2008) Listed on: 23 Nov. 2021 (Amended on 1 Apr. 2022) Other information: Senior member of Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (QDe.115). Recruited for ISIL and instructed individuals to perpetrate terrorist acts via online video. Physical description: height 176 cm, weight 73 kg, medium built, colour of eyes- brown, colour of hair- black/bald, complexion- brown. Speaks English. INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice web link: https://www.interpol.int/en/How-we-work/Notices/View-UN-Notices-Individuals.

B. Entities and other groups

QDe.161 Name: ISLAMIC STATE IN IRAQ AND THE LEVANT - KHORASAN (ISIL- K)
A.k.a.: a) ISIL KHORASAN b) ISLAMIC STATE’S KHORASAN PROVINCE c) ISIS WILAYAT KHORASAN d) ISIL’S SOUTH ASIA BRANCH e) SOUTH ASIAN CHAPTER OF ISIL f) The Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham—Khorasan Province g) The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria—Khorasan h) Islamic State of Iraq and Levant in Khorasan Province i) Islamic State Khurasan j) ISIS-K k) ISISK l) IS-Khorasan F.k.a.: na Address: na Listed on: 14 May 2019 (Amended on 1 Apr. 2022) Other information: Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant - Khorasan (ISIL - K) was formed on January 10, 2015 by a former Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) (QDe.132) commander and was established by former Taliban faction commanders who swore an oath of allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (listed as Al-Qaida in Iraq (QDe.115)). ISIL – K has claimed responsibility for numerous attacks in both Afghanistan and Pakistan. INTERPOL-UN Security Council Special Notice web link: https://www.interpol.int/en/How-we-work/Notices/View-UN-Notices-Entities.

Links:

FINMA Notice

UN Press Release

Data files of updates – PDF, XML

Categories: Al-Qaida & ISIL (Da'esh) Sanctions ISIS/ISIL/Da'esh Sanctions Lists SECO Updates Terrorism UN Updates

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