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Canada’s International Anti-Corruption Day statement

Statement on International Anti-Corruption Day December 9, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, today issued the following statement: “Corruption undermines public trust and the rule of law, disproportionately affects women and vulnerable […]

Even more Global Magnitsky designations…

Earlier today, OFAC added the following persons: AL-WARFALLI, Mahmud (a.k.a. AL-WERFALLI, Mahmoud; a.k.a. AL-WERFALLI, Mahmoud Mustafa Busayf), Benghazi, Libya; DOB 1978; nationality Libya; Gender Male (individual) [GLOMAG]. ANWAR, Rao (a.k.a. AHMED, Rao Anwar; a.k.a. KHAN, Anwar Ahmed; a.k.a. KHAN, Anwar Ahmed Rao; a.k.a. KHAN, Rao Anwar Ahmed), Pakistan; DOB 01 […]

Charity starts at home, huh?

International Anticorruption Day PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 9, 2019 Share Today, on International Anticorruption Day, we reaffirm our commitment to prevent and combat corruption globally.  Corruption obstructs economic growth and development, facilitates transnational crime, and fuels terrorism, robbing citizens around the world of their basic […]

December 9, 2019: Global Magnitsky changes + 2 new Venezuela designations

The Office of Foreign Assets Control has issued Global Magnitsky General License Number 1: Authorizing Certain Activities Necessary to the Wind Down of Transactions Involving Ventspils Freeport Authority, Ventspils Attistibas Agentura, Biznesa Attistibas Asociacija, and Latvijas Tranzita Biznesa Asociacija. Additionally, the following persons: ANDRIC, Goran, Serbia; DOB 21 Apr 1965; nationality Serbia; alt. […]

October 10, 2019: OFAC’s Anniversary present to Mr. Watchlist – New Global Magnitsky designations, and changes to Iran, counter terrorism and NPWMD programs

Yesterday, OFAC added the following persons to the SDN List under its Global Magnitsky human rights sanctions program: ESSA, Salim (a.k.a. ESSA, Salim Aziz), Johannesburg, South Africa; DOB 15 Jan 1978; nationality South Africa; Gender Male; Passport M00073786 (South Africa) issued 09 Nov 2012 expires 08 Nov 2022; National ID […]

September 5, 2019: Liviu Nicolae Dragnea designated under Section 7031(c) for corruption

Public Designation, Due to Involvement in Significant Corruption, of Romania’s Liviu Nicolae Dragnea MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 5, 2019 Share Secretary Michael R. Pompeo is publicly designating the former Speaker of the Romanian Chamber of Deputies, Liviu Nicolae Dragnea, due to his involvement in significant corruption.  This designation is made […]