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Busy Day at OFAC, Part 1: Global Magnitsky

OFAC added the following individuals: LI, Zhenyu (Chinese Simplified: 励振羽) (a.k.a. ZHENYU, Li), Dalian, China; DOB 07 Jun 1965; POB Dandong, China; nationality China; Gender Male; Passport E63646378 (China) issued 27 Nov 2015 expires 26 Nov 2025; National ID No. 210211196506075832 (China) (individual) [GLOMAG]. ZHUO, Xinrong (a.k.a. XINRONG, Zhuo; a.k.a. […]

OFAC adds & updates Iran & Russia lists, adds counter terror GL & FAQ

OFAC has added the following individuals: DJUMA, Abbas (a.k.a. DZHUMA, Abbas (Cyrillic: ДЖУМА, Аббас); a.k.a. DZHUMA, Abbas Mokhammadovich (Cyrillic: ДЖУМА, Аббас Мохаммадович)), Moscow, Russia; DOB 10 Jul 1993; POB Moscow, Russia; nationality Russia; Gender Male; Passport 724609161 (Russia) expires 23 May 2023 (individual) [RUSSIA-EO14024] (Linked To: PRIVATE MILITARY COMPANY ‘WAGNER’). […]

November 8, 2022: OFAC Sanctions Tango – Tornado Cash moves from cyber to DPRK, plus some Burma, some DPRK, some cyber adds & removals, and an FAQ

OFAC has added the following person: OO, Kyaw Min, Yangon, Burma; DOB 18 Jan 1982; nationality Burma; Gender Male; National ID No. 14/MAMAKA N 140703 (Burma) (individual) [BURMA-EO14014]. and entity: SKY AVIATOR COMPANY LIMITED (a.k.a. SKY AVIATOR CO.; a.k.a. SKY AVIATOR CO., LTD.; a.k.a. SKY AVIATOR COMPANY LTD.; a.k.a. “SKY […]

New Russia-related FAQ from OFAC

OFAC published a new Russia-related Frequently Asked Question (FAQ): 1094. Is crude oil of Russian Federation origin that is loaded onto a vessel at the port of loading for maritime transport prior to December 5, 2022 subject to the price cap?   Answer No, provided the oil is unloaded at the […]

The Nth time is the charm? FinCEN renews and expands the Real Estate GTOs…

FinCEN Renews and Expands Real Estate Geographic Targeting Orders  Contact Office of Strategic Communications, Immediate Release October 26, 2022 WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced the renewal and expansion of its Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs) that require U.S. title insurance companies to identify the natural persons behind shell […]

You knew this was coming: OFAC adds well over 200 (I stopped counting) to Russia sanctions, updates 20… and adds an FAQ

Today, OFAC added the following persons: ABRAMOV, Ivan Nikolayevich (Cyrillic: АБРАМОВ, Иван Николаевич), Russia; DOB 16 Jun 1978; nationality Russia; Gender Male; Member of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation (individual) [RUSSIA-EO14024]. AFANASEVA, Yelena Vladimirovna (Cyrillic: АФАНАСЬЕВА, Елена Владимировна) (a.k.a. AFANASYEVA, Yelena Vladimirovna), Russia; DOB […]