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OFAC adds 6 to Global Magnitsky sanctions

OFAC has added the following persons: KOI, Wan Kuok (a.k.a. KUOK-KUI, Wan; a.k.a. “Broken Tooth”; a.k.a. “Brokentooth”; a.k.a. “GUOJU, Yin”; a.k.a. “KUI, Bung Nga”), Macau; DOB 29 Jul 1955; Gender Male; Passport 31135083 (Portugal) expires 27 Mar 2023 (individual) [GLOMAG]. MATRAIMOV, Raimbek (a.k.a. MATRAIMOV, Raimbek Ismailovich; a.k.a. MATRAIMOV, Raiymbek; a.k.a. MATRAIMOV, […]

The Case of the Missing Email

Today’s episode of Mr. Watchlist’s DesigNation is about the OFAC designation of the Chinese state-owned company Union Development Group, and why the State Department press release, which is available on their website, did not go out by email. And my friends tell me they didn’t get Treasury’s PR in their […]

I won my bet – times 2!

My guess was that today’s Global Magnitsky designations were for corruption – I guessed well. Here’s the State Department press release for the sanctioned entity: Sanctions on Nabah Ltd. Owned or Controlled by Corrupt Businessman Ashraf Al-Cardinal PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 Share Today, […]

1MDB-related settlement of civil forfeiture cases

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, September 2, 2020 United States Reaches Settlement to Recover more than $60 Million Involving Malaysian Sovereign Wealth Fund The Department of Justice has reached a settlement of its civil forfeiture cases against assets acquired by Riza Aziz utilizing funds […]

Sanctions and Visa Restrictions for 4 Ugandans

OFAC added the following persons: ECOBU, Patrick (a.k.a. MUKISA, Patrick), Uganda; DOB 29 Jan 1976; nationality Uganda; Gender Male; National ID No. 001278331 (Uganda) (individual) [GLOMAG].  MIREMBE, Dorah, Uganda; DOB 27 Feb 1979; nationality Uganda; Gender Female; National ID No. 001278404(Uganda) (individual) [GLOMAG]. MUKIIBI, Moses, Uganda; DOB 09 May 1954; POB Bugobango Village, […]