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EU lays the groundwork for Lebanon sanctions

Lebanon: EU adopts a framework for targeted sanctions Today the Council adopted a framework for targeted restrictive measures to address the situation in Lebanon. This framework provides for the possibility of imposing sanctions against persons and entities who are responsible for undermining democracy or the rule of law in Lebanon […]

New human trafficking info from FINTRAC

FINTRAC provides additional money laundering indicators associated with human trafficking for sexual exploitation in support of Project Protect On this World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, FINTRAC has published its latest Operational Alert, Updated Indicators: Laundering of proceeds from human trafficking for sexual exploitation. Following a strategic analysis of its financial […]

Delayed Daily Digest for Wednesday, July 28, 2021

While i dig out, post-conference… HKMA Alert: Fraudulent HSBC website and phishing instant message, again Export Control Joint Unit schedules a licence application webinar for August 2 OFAC adds to counter-terror, Syria & Syria-related programs… and makes some updates State Department Statement on Al-Qaida designations State Department Statement on Syria […]

Finanstilsynet Inspection Report: AP Pension Livsforsikringsaktieselskab

Statement on inspection in AP Pension Livsforsikringsaktieselskab (money laundering area) In November 2020, the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority carried out an inspection of AP Pension Livsforsikringsaktieselskab (the company). The inspection included the company’s risk assessment, policies, procedures and internal controls in the area of money laundering. In addition, the inspection […]

State Department Statement on Al-Qaida designations

Designation of Al-Qa’ida-Linked Financial Facilitators PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JULY 28, 2021Share The United States is designating one Turkey-based al-Qa’ida financial facilitator for materially assisting al-Qa’ida and one Syria-based terrorist fundraiser and recruiter for providing material support to Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS), a group linked with […]

OFAC adds to counter-terror, Syria & Syria-related programs… and makes some updates

OFAC today added the following persons: AL-SHABAN, Hasan (a.k.a. ALSHABAN, Hasan Suliman), Manbij, Syria; Sahinbey, Gaziantep, Turkey; DOB 07 Jan 1987; nationality Syria; Gender Male; Passport 02812L004397 (Syria); Identification Number 02120304806 (Syria); alt. Identification Number N006695928 (Syria); alt. Identification Number 99071138750 (Turkey) (individual) [SDGT]. FAYZIMATOV, Farrukh Furkatovitch (a.k.a. AL-SHAMI, Faruk; […]